After the coffee. Before figuring out how early to sneak out today.
The Skinny: Isn't it so nice when Wednesday feels like Friday? Most of this town already seems to have headed out the door. Wednesday's headlines include the July 4 box office preview, reviews of
Daily Dose: Lost in all the talk about potential mergers among cable operators is what this might mean for consumers. Analysts note that if a Charter combines witih
Box office fireworks. "Despicable Me 2" will ride off with the July 4 weekend box office crown. The sequel to the 2010 animated hit is projected to take in $110 million by the time Sunday night rolls around. That will be more than enough to keep "The Lone Ranger" in check. The big budget movie version of the radio and TV classic has disappointment written all over it and is expected to make $70 million at most this weekend. While that doesn't sound so bad, keep in mind that "The Lone Ranger," which stars
Robinov rumors. Jeff Robinov has only been out of his job as head of
Time to go back to Time? Michael Klingensmith, a former chief financial officer of
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