... * Bank's market value has almost halved since a year ago. * Two top 10 investors say running out of patience with turnaround.
The blockbuster "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" was largely responsible for Walt Disney Co.'s record profit for the first fiscal quarter, but Disney executives also credited the space opera for the record attendance at the company's domestic parks.
The turmoil engulfing Viacom deepened on Tuesday as weak earnings and continued concern over the company's leadership sent shares down more than 21 percent, the lowest level in more than five years.
Haruhiko Kuroda has a problem: traders are paying more attention to the volatility sweeping global markets than the Bank of Japan governor's monetary easing.
... * Tumbling oil weighs on energy stocks; materials rise. * Volatile trading session saw heavy volume. * Yellen to defend Fed rate hikes in Congress.