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Disney’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Topped a Slow August Weekend

The top-grossing movie for the past weekend was not a newcomer, but no one expected that it would be. Walt Disney Co.’s (NYSE: DIS) “Guardians of the Galaxy” won the ...
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9-Year Delay Could Sink ‘Sin City’ Movie Sequel

In 2005, the original “Sin City” film opened to a weekend box office of $29.12 million. That movie’s sequel, “Sin City: A Dame to Kill For,” opens on 2,894 screens ...
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The Attraction of YouTube’s Multichannel Networks

When Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) agreed in March to pay up to $950 million for Maker Studio, the acquisition was looked at as a testament to the value of ...
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Weekend Movie Sweepstakes Dominated by Viacom

As anticipated, Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB) and its Paramount Studios’ “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” held on to its weekend box-office supremacy for a second week, outselling the latest installment, “The Expendables 3,” from ...
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Disney Heats Up at Walmart After Being Shut Out at Amazon

About a week ago Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) removed the pre-ordering option for several DVD releases of popular movies from Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS). The dispute between the two ...
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Ninja Turtles Likely to Beat the Expendables at the Box Office

The summer movie season has only three more weekends to run, including this one, which features a third installment of the senior citizen action heroes, “The Expendables 3” from Lions ...
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The 4 Stocks That Carried the Market

August 14, 2014: Markets opened higher on Thursday after a slightly worse-than-expected report on new claims for unemployment benefits.  U.S. export prices were higher in July and natural gas prices ...
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Disney Leads 2014 Movie Box Office Sweepstakes

Of the top 10 grossing movies so far this year, the Buena Vista Studio owned by The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) claims three titles, while Time Warner Inc.’s (NYSE: ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AECOM, Intercept, Kinder Morgan, Rackspace, SunEdison, Disney and More

Stocks were holding on to small gains on Tuesday even after weaker sentiment was reported out of Europe. It looks as though investors have decided they can now shop around ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the Market

August 11, 2014: Markets opened higher Monday following a relatively quiet weekend on the geopolitical front. Semiconductors and biotechs were among the better performing sectors on a day when no ...
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Amazon Now Playing Hardball with Disney?

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) has apparently decided that when the going gets tough, the company will play tougher. In what appears to be the company’s latest distribution dispute, Amazon has ...
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The 4 Stocks That Boosted the Market

August 8, 2014: Markets opened higher Friday and all ten sectors were holding onto gains into the last half hour of trading. Consumer discretionary, energy, and utilities sectors performed best ...
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The 4 Stocks That Weighed Down the Market

August 7, 2014: Markets opened higher Thursday but the thrill was gone by mid-morning when equities turned south and never came back. Only the utilities sector was able to stay ...
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Disney Posts Great Earnings, but Not a Great Stock Reaction

The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) has another blowout for earnings this quarter, posting strong numbers throughout all of its business segments. Unfortunately, the investment community has seen so many ...
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What to Expect From Disney Earnings

The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) will report earnings on Tuesday after the close. The past year has been very good to Disney, in part due to top box office ...
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