Amazon closes $8.45B MGM acquisition

Amazon has closed its $8.45 billion acquisition of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios as it looks to boost its streaming service offerings to compete with entertainment rivals Netflix and Disney.

Real Estate

Alec Baldwin buys farmhouse in tony Vermont ski town

Alec Baldwin bought a farm in rural Vermont, near where his wife Hilaria had longstanding family ties and where the couple and their kids sheltered late last year after the A-list actor accidentally shot and killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the “Rust” movie set in Santa Fe.