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    Tech & Comm Services

    Disney Beats Q3 Earnings Estimates: Is the Stock a Buy or Sell Now?

    By Ambrish Shah
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    Jim Cramer Highlights Reopening Stocks: Beyond Meat, Disney, and More

    By Rachel Curry
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    Why Disney Stock Could Be a Long-Term Winner in Your Portfolio

    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
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    Fund Flows Show Optimism in the Consumer Discretionary Sector

    The SPDR S&P Retail ETF (XRT), which has exposure to around 100 US retail stocks, saw net inflows of $335.4 million over the week starting November 16, 2015.

    By Mark Jonker
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Is ESPN Not Winning Lately?

    ESPN had 381 million subscribers at the end of fiscal 2013 and 364 million at the end of fiscal 2014, a loss of 4.4% in one year.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Is Twitter Investing in Original Shows and Programming?

    Last month, Twitter (TWTR) announced it would partner with 30 companies to bring original shows to its platform.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Did 21st Century Fox Stock Jump More than 4% on Monday?

    Media giant Comcast (CMCSA) is reportedly getting ready to make an all-cash offer to acquire most of the assets of 21st Century Fox (FOXA).

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Netflix Looks to Hire Neumann As Its CFO

    Netflix (NFLX) is reportedly seeking to hire Spencer Neumann, Activision Blizzard’s (ATVI) CFO, as its new CFO.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Is Disney Investing in Theme Parks?

    In the fiscal third quarter, Disney’s Parks and Resorts segment reported revenues of $5.2 billion.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    FOXA’s Views on Streaming Platforms: Advertising Opportunity?

    Due to the coverage of the US presidential elections this year, 21st Century Fox (FOXA) expects substantial advertising revenue from Fox News.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why CBS Is Focusing on Original Progamming

    Media companies have started focusing on producing original programming. CBS (CBS) is also increasingly concentrating on original programming.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Who Will Run the Modest Fox?

    A new future awaits 21st Century Fox (FOX) after it closes the pending sale of most of its operations to the Walt Disney Company (DIS).

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Can Disney Still Get What It Wanted from Fox?

    Regulators have reshaped the Disney-Fox deal to the point that investors may be asking whether Walt Disney (DIS) is still getting what it wanted when it bought most of 21st Century Fox’s (FOX) assets for $71.3 billion last year.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    MKM Partners Upgrades Mattel to a ‘Buy’

    Mattel’s (MAT) cash and cash equivalents and inventories rose 5.8% and 4.5%, respectively, between 2Q15 and 2Q16.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Dish Network Can’t Complain about Sling TV

    Dish Network’s (DISH) streaming television service, Sling TV, turned three on January 5.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    A Look at Time Warner’s Key Metrics

    In fiscal 1Q16, Time Warner bought back $700 million worth of shares. Including dividends, it has returned around $1.3 billion to its shareholders year-to-date.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Buckingham Research Downgrades Netflix due to Competition Fears

    On March 8, Netflix (NFLX) stock fell 0.9% to $349.60 after Buckingham Research downgraded its rating from “buy” to “neutral.”

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Netflix Is Stopping Short of an All-Time High

    Netflix (NFLX) is expected to announce its 1Q17 results on April 17, 2017. In its 4Q16 results, Netflix had total streaming revenues of $2.4 billion, up 41% year-over-year.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Twitter Closed Its TV Apps

    Twitter (TWTR) announced it will be closing its TV apps on streaming devices Roku (ROKU), Xbox, and Android TV as of May 24.

    By Sanmit Amin
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    Can Comcast Beat Earnings Estimates in 4Q17?

    Leading cable and media conglomerate Comcast (CMCSA) is set to release its 4Q17 earnings results before the market opens on January 24, 2018.

    By Aaron Hemsworth
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What’s Really Driving Growth for 21st Century Fox’s Television Segment?

    FOXA believes that its “ability to create, own and monetize hit content” for its television segment will drive long-term value for its shareholders.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Renaissance Technologies sells its Amazon shares in 4Q13

    Renaissance Technologies eliminated a position in online retailer Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) that accounted for 0.34% of the fund’s 3Q portfolio.

    By Samantha Nielson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    21st Century Fox’s Rising STAR in India

    21st Century Fox owns STAR India, India’s largest media network. STAR India develops, broadcasts, and produces programming for 51 channels in its portfolio.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Verizon Set to Launch Over-the-Top Service Soon

    Verizon is leveraging its acquisitions of AOL, upLynk, OnCue, and EdgeCast for its new over-the-top service.

    By Ray Sheffer
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Fox May Want to Buy Regional Sports Networks from Disney

    Disney agreed to buy a bundle of assets from 21st Century Fox for $71.3 billion.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    YouTube’s Live Video Streaming Service Takes on Amazon in May

    Amazon’s Twitch drives the highest US live video streaming volume with about 44% share. With live video streaming service at 60fps, YouTube aims to give competition to Twitch.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Comcast or Fox: Who Will Win the War over Sky?

    Comcast (CMCSA) and Twenty-First Century Fox (FOX) (FOXA) have put in competing proposals to take over Sky, a European pay-TV group.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Is Disney Plotting to Deprive Apple of Television Box Revenue?

    Disney Kids TV streaming box, which Walt Disney (DIS) unveiled at the CES 2017, quickly has generated heat in the streaming media device market.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Why Analysts Are Upbeat about Disney

    Analysts remain optimistic about Disney Of the 32 analysts covering Disney (DIS), 18 analysts have rated the stock a “buy,” 12 analysts have rated it a “hold,” and only two analysts have rated the stock a “sell.” Analysts have set a stock price target of $117.44 for Disney, with a median target price of $124. […]

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Disney’s Bid for Fox Could Have Edge over Comcast’s Bid

    Walt Disney (DIS) recently won the endorsement of two influential proxy advisers for its $71.3 billion deal for the media and entertainment assets of Twenty-First Century Fox (FOXA).

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Do Disney’s Technical Indicators Compare with Peers?

    Disney has a MACD of -1.3, while Twenty-First Century Fox (FOXA), Time Warner (TWX), and Comcast (CMCSA) have MACDs of -0.8, -0.2 and 0.3, respectively.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Will Time Warner’s Programming Strategy for Warner Bros. Work?

    Warner Bros. had revenues of $13 billion in 2015, a rise of 4% year-over-year (or YoY). However, Warner Bros. saw a 13% YoY fall in revenues in fiscal 4Q15, with revenues of $3.3 billion.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Earnings Report

    Which Movies Are Boosting Disney’s Studio Revenues?

    In fiscal 2Q18, the success of Marvel’s Black Panther drove Disney’s Studio Entertainment segment’s revenues by a whopping 21.0% YoY.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Credit Suisse Gave Its Recent Thumbs up to 21st Century Fox

    During the past month, the FOXA’s stock price has gone up by 11.6% while CBS and Disney have seen their stock prices go up by 15.4% and 6.2%, respectively.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Miscellaneous

    How Analysts Are Rating Disney Stock after Its Earnings

    On May 11, 2017, The Walt Disney Company (DIS) was trading at $109.58. That’s 3.0% below its 20-day moving average of $113.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Is Verizon Interested in Comcast?

    On April 19, Bloomberg reported, citing Verizon Communications’ (VZ) CEO, Lowell McAdam, that Verizon is open to merger discussions with either Comcast (CMCSA), The Walt Disney Company (DIS), or CBS (CBS).

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Miscellaneous

    How Wall Street Analysts Are Rating Time Warner

    On June 27, 2017, Time Warner (TWX) stock closed at $99.31. It’s trading at 1.3% above its 100-day moving average of $98.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    21st Century Fox Is Still Focusing on Film Diversity

    21st Century Fox’s Filmed Entertainment segment performed well in the last two quarters. The segment’s revenue grew by 5% year-over-year to $2.4 billion in 3Q15.

    By Ray Sheffer
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    Earnings Report

    Why Did Time Warner Stock Fall after Earnings Release?

    On February 10, 2016, Time Warner (TWX) reported its 4Q15 and fiscal 2015 earnings. The company reported revenues of $7.1 billion in 4Q15, a decline of 6% year-over-year.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Netflix Stock Drops despite Positive Q1 Results

    The world’s largest video streaming service provider, Netflix (NFLX), announced impressive first-quarter results after the closing bell on April 16.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Is Disney Planning to Benefit from Star Wars?

    Disney’s Consumer Products and Interactive segment’s business has been in a decline for the past two quarters.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why ESPN Isn’t Concerned about Falling Sports Ratings

    In August 2019, Disney is set to expand its college sports programming by launching a successor to its SEC Network—the ACC Network.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Serious Is Apple about Original Content?

    Earlier this year, Apple said it will be spending a whopping $1 billion on original content over the next couple of years.

    By Sanmit Amin
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    Can Netflix Memberships Keep Growing in Fiscal 1Q16?

    Netflix (NFLX) is expecting total streaming memberships of 81 million with streaming net additions of 6.1 million in fiscal 1Q16. It will be interesting to see if Netflix can achieve its targets.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Are Analysts Still Positive on Netflix despite Competition?

    Out of the 43 analysts covering Netflix (NFLX), 26 analysts have given it a “buy.”

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Factors Driving Deferred Revenue for Autodesk

    Autodesk has continued to witness strong growth in its deferred revenue over the past few quarters mainly triggered by its transition from a maintenance-based to a subscription-based business model.

    By Aaron Hemsworth
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Fox Fighting for Its Money and Image in Fraud Case

    An arbitrator ordered 21st Century Fox (FOX) to pay $179 million in damages to actors and producers of the drama series Bones.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Disney Still Believes ESPN Is on a Winning Path

    Disney’s (DIS) ESPN has some investors worried about declining subscriber numbers. But Disney believes there’s nothing to worry about.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    An assessment: Viacom versus its media peers

    Viacom, despite being undervalued by analysts, is expected to see growth from its media networks segment especially with its digital partnership deals.

    By Samantha Nielson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why India Is Important for Apple TV+ and Streaming Peers

    India, with over 1.3 billion people, is becoming more important for global streaming players such as Netflix, Apple TV+, and Amazon Prime Video.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Why international markets are a big opportunity for Netflix

    Netflix expects 2.15 million net subscriber additions in the fourth quarter. This growth is faster than what Netflix experienced in the U.S.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    The Impact of the AT&T–Time Warner Merger

    Analyst Craig Moffett believes that AT&T has an 80% chance of prevailing in court in its proposed merger with Time Warner.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Fox Might Favor Disney’s Bid despite Comcast’s Higher Offer

    As per a report from Reuters, Comcast (CMCSA) is eyeing some of the media and entertainment assets of 21st Century Fox (FOXA), threatening Disney’s (DIS) bid for those assets.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Why Electronic Arts Shares Are Almost at an All-Time High

    Electronic Arts shares have risen more than 60% to date in 2015. Shareholders have benefited from the company’s performance through game launches and an increase in guidance.

    By Anne Shields
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Inside Disney’s Recent Theme Park Business Performance

    Walt Disney’s (DIS) Theme Parks business posted strong performance results in the three months ending December 2017 (the company’s fiscal 1Q18).

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Analyzing Autodesk’s Key Markets

    Autodesk’s (ADSK) American market, which contributes more than 40% of its overall revenue, has maintained strong revenue growth.

    By Aaron Hemsworth
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    Tech & Comm Services

    Why ESPN drives Walt Disney’s Media Networks revenue

    Disney’s media division has remained its largest source of revenue. For fiscal 2013, revenues from Media Networks increased 5%, to $20.4 billion.

    By Samantha Nielson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Understanding Disney’s Gender Pay Gap in the UK

    Sky, the European broadcaster that 21st Century Fox and Comcast are vying to acquire, reported a gender pay gap in favor of men in 2017 in the UK.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    American Airlines gets significantly lower position in Appaloosa

    Appaloosa Management significantly lowered its position in American Airlines (AAL) in the third quarter that ended in September 2014. The position accounts for 3.81% of the fund’s total third-quarter portfolio.

    By Samantha Nielson
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    A Detailed Holdings Analysis of DCMSX

    The holdings of the DFA Commodity Strategy Portfolio – Institutional Class (DCMSX) mainly consist of corporate and government bonds.

    By Ivan Kading
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Is Disney Doing to Get Regulatory Approval for Fox Deal?

    On October 15, Walt Disney (DIS) announced that it had offered concessions to the European Commission on October 12 to help resolve the European Union’s (EZU) antitrust concerns.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why the Walt Disney Company Reorganized

    In 2017, Disney agreed to acquire the bulk of Fox assets for $52.4 billion, or $66.1 billion including debt.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Amazon looks to broaden Twitch’s scope through music streaming

    Amazon (AMZN) acquired Twitch a few months back for a valuation of around $1 billion. Twitch is a popular website for video game enthusiasts.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Earnings Report

    Overview of 21st Century Fox’s Fiscal 2015 Earnings

    Recently, stocks of media companies such as 21st Century Fox (FOXA) were hammered. In fiscal 2015, the company had revenues of ~$29 billion, a 9% decrease from fiscal 2014.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Upside from Wal-Mart’s Black Friday, Cyber Week, and Web Blitz

    Wal-Mart plans to have Cyber Week last from November 28 to December 4, 2015, with ~2,000 online deals per day.

    By Phalguni Soni
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    Here’s How Comcast’s Theme Park Business Performed in 4Q17

    Comcast’s (CMCSA) Theme Parks business was a star performer in 4Q17, with revenue growth accelerating over the previous quarter.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Facebook Taps Premium Video Subscriptions Such as Amazon’s

    Facebook (FB) is borrowing a page out of Amazon’s (AMZN) and Roku’s (ROKU) playbooks as it looks to strengthen its revenue stream.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Netflix: What’s the Cost of Signing the Obamas?

    Former US President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle Obama, will produce TV shows and films for Netflix (NFLX) under a multiyear agreement.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What to Make of the Disney–Altice Agreement

    After a period of contentious and closely watched negotiations, Walt Disney (DIS) and Altice USA (ATUS) finally reached a multiyear programming agreement.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Despite Netflix’s Hook-Up Potential, Citi Cuts Price Target

    Partnerships have done wonders for Netflix. In addition to having deals with Apple TV and Roku, the streaming giant has partnered with pay-TV providers.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Will AT&T’s Merger Appeal Pose a Threat to Comcast’s Bid for Fox?

    The US government has recently decided to appeal AT&T’s (T) takeover of Time Warner.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Netflix Stock Has Risen 7% since Disney+ Launched

    In the past two weeks since Disney+ launched, Netflix stock has recovered from the early shock. The stock has risen 7.0% from where it closed on November 12.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    ViacomCBS Diverts Investor Attention from Netflix Stock

    Netflix (NFLX) stock fell 0.6% on December 4, the day Viacom and CBS completed their merger to form a new entity, ViacomCBS (VIACA) (VIAC).

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Do Comcast’s Growing Revenues Signal?

    Comcast (CMCSA) boasted revenue of $22.8 billion in the first quarter, well above the consensus estimate of $22.7 billion.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Inside Walt Disney’s World Expansion: An Overview

    Disney wants to spread the success of Tron to Walt Disney World Resort as it seeks to boost business at one its key theme park locations.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Is Disney Arranging Financing to Fend Off Comcast for Fox Assets?

    Last month, Comcast announced that it is in the “advanced stages of preparing” an all-cash offer for the Fox assets.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Comcast’s Offer for Fox after Disney’s Deal Got the Nod from the DoJ

    As Disney has received approval from the DoJ, the pressure on Comcast has increased to improve its offer over Disney’s latest proposal.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Investment-Grade Bond Funds Saw Inflows Last Week

    Flows into investment-grade bond funds were positive last week. Investment-grade bond funds saw net inflows of $907.1 million during the week ending July 6.

    By Lynn Noah
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    How Viacom and CBS Could Benefit from Potential Merger

    Media players Viacom (VIAB) and CBS (CBS) are again talking about a merger.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Why Salesforce Acquired Gravitytank

    Salesforce is currently on the acquisition bandwagon. In mid-September 2016, it announced its acquisition of Gravitytank.

    By Anne Shields
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Comcast Raised Bid to Buy Sky

    Last week, cable and media conglomerate Comcast (CMCSA) increased its bid to 26 billion pounds (or $34 billion) to buy a 61% stake in London-based pay-TV company Sky.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    ViacomCBS: Highlights for Bargain Hunters amid the Sell-Off

    ViacomCBS stock fell 8.58% on March 27 and closed the week at $12.79. Disappointing financial results and the coronavirus put pressure on the stock.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    How Mattel Performed during the Second Quarter of 2016

    Mattel (MAT) has a market cap of $11.2 billion. It rose by 1.4% to close at $32.83 per share on July 20, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Will Disney’s $71.3 Billion Bid for Fox’s Assets Dent Comcast?

    The Walt Disney Company recently offered a deal price of more than $71.3 billion for significant assets of 21st Century Fox.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Could Investing in DCMSX Help Your Portfolio?

    DCMSX is an alternative mutual fund that has suffered due to its commodity real return strategy.

    By Ivan Kading
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    Netflix Retains Hit Show Friends for Its Most Important Markets

    NFLX stock fell after the company announced the loss of hit sitcom Friends to AT&T’s WarnerMedia. But the show isn’t gone from Netflix completely.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Facebook Investing in Product Credibility

    In November, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that enhancing Facebook’s safety and security was more important than enhancing its profits.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Tech & Comm Services

    Disney Stock: 2 Things Investors Need to Know

    There was a sell-off in Disney (NYSE:DIS) stock amid the COVID-19 pandemic. So far, the pandemic has mainly paralyzed the company’s operations.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    How Fox’s Assets Could Benefit Disney

    In December 2017, Walt Disney (DIS) announced an acquisition deal with 21st Century Fox (FOXA) to acquire most of the assets for equity value of ~$52.4 billion.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why 21st Century Fox Stock Rose More than 7%

    Media giant Disney (DIS) has recently made a higher bid than rival bidder Comcast (CMCSA) for most of the assets of 21st Century Fox (FOXA).

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Disney Stock Jumps as Executives Take a Pay Cut

    The more than 3.50% jump in Disney stock on Monday came as the company’s executives agreed to take pay cuts. Bob Iger will forgo all of his salary.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Why cable companies are losing subcribers to the Netflix boom

    Netflix has had great success attracting new customers. It grew to over 31 million domestic subscribers in the most recent quarter.

    By Martin Kurlandski, MS
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    2 Things to Know Before You Trade Disney Stock This Week

    Disney is at risk of significant revenue loss due to the virus outbreak. However, the company is working to ensure that it can ride out the storm.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Re-Examining the Disney-Netflix Relationship after the Fox Deal

    Last year ended with Walt Disney (DIS) saying it would stop serving its content on Netflix’s (NFLX) platform beginning in 2019.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Can Twitter Help Studios Boost Box Office Sales?

    Twitter’s (TWTR) social media platform could be a powerful tool for marketing and gauging public interest in new movie releases.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Could Comcast’s Planned Higher Bid for Fox Hurt Its Credit Score?

    Fox’s board of directors readily agreed to Disney’s new bid due to the stock offering and apparently lower regulatory hurdles.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    How Hulu’s Live TV Guide Feature Can Boost Its Subscriber Base

    Disney is in the process of acquiring most of 21st Century Fox’s assets for ~$66.1 billion, including Fox’s debt of roughly $13.7 billion.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Disney’s Extraordinary Achievement

    Walt Disney (DIS) made a $5.5 billion bet on a Mainland China (MCHI)(FXI) theme park—its largest foreign investment.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Comcast and the Many Benefits of Sky

    The Sky deal is expected to boost Comcast’s international revenue to 25% from the current 9% generated outside the United States.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Understanding the Impact of the AT&T–Time Warner Merger

    AT&T’s merger with Time Warner will give it access to Time Warner’s attractive media assets to compete with growing digital rivals.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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