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DreamWorks (DWA) to Shut Down Main Studio, Cuts 500 Jobs

Shares of DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. (DWA) were trading down -3.07 or -14.41 percent to $18.24 per share in Friday’s premarket, after the company announced after yesterday’s close it would be shutting down its main studio, PDI DreamWorks and lay off 500 workers. DreamWorks Animation stock closed at $21.31, up +0.63 or +3.05 percent in
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