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Walt Disney Co.'s New Streaming Services: Everything You Need to Know -- The Motley Fool

Disney's plans for ESPN and Disney-branded streaming services mark a major strategic shift in the company's business model.<p>In a surprise twist …

Televisions

Why I Expect Disney To Struggle In The Short Term

DIS will be undergoing significant changes with regard to its content distribution over the next handful of years.<p>This change will be revolutionary …

Business

3 New Must-Read Quotes From Walt Disney Co. Management -- The Motley Fool

Management gives investors more insight into its streaming service plans, how Shanghai Disney is outperforming its expectations, and more.<p><b>Walt …

Investing

Even Business Leaders Who Abandoned Trump’s Councils May Not Stray Far

Who’s next?<p>That’s the question being not-so-quietly whispered around the business world these days. Will one of the former business leaders in President Trump’s inner circle will resign, following the disintegration of the president’s various business councils last week. Treasury Secretary Steven …

Business

Apple And Hollywood: Investors Will Benefit

Apple seems to be gearing up for major investments in the Hollywood business model.<p>The company needs to expand beyond its tech expertise into more …

Business

US news | Page 146 of 6384 | The Guardian

Hollywood Reporter says CEO Bob Iger has told employees that film would be released in segments online unless hackers were paid in bitcoin<p>Published: 10:18 PM<p>Former presidential candidate ends speculation about her role in political life and the Democratic party with organization dedicated to …

Disney's Biggest Bear Blocked From Bob Iger's Twitter Feed

Bob Iger has had enough of his biggest Wall Street critic.<p>BTIG LLC’s Richard Greenfield revealed he was blocked from seeing the Walt Disney Co. CEO’s …

Business

Disney Extends Four Top Executives’ Contracts Ahead Of CEO Bob Iger’s 2019 Exit | Deadline

Four of Disney’s top execs just agreed to contract extensions, potentially maintaining stability in the C-Suite as CEO Bob Iger prepares to leave in …

Entertainment Industry

Disney Snubs Netflix: What It Means

It’s a brewing battle fit for a Marvel series. On Aug. 7, Netflix (nflx) announced its first-ever acquisition, snapping up Scottish comic book …

Netflix

3 ways Trump's GOP could be bad for US business

Corporate America just figured out that President Donald Trump's all-Republican Washington may not be so good for business after all.<p>This week's …

Donald Trump

Is Bob Iger Fed Up With One Of Disney’s Vigorous Wall Street Critics? | Deadline

After his many years in the spotlight, Disney CEO Bob Iger seems to have a thick hide when it comes to dealing with critics. Well, most of them.<p>BTIG …

Entertainment Industry

Business execs shunned Trump panels before he disbanded them

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump had pushed many of America's top corporate leaders to the breaking point with his inability to decisively condemn white supremacists — so they huddled on an 11:30 a.m. conference call Wednesday.<p>The frustrated members of the White House policy forum — which …

Business

Media Titans Look to Engage Consumers Directly With Bold New Strategies

More than any other media giant, the Walt Disney Co. is endowed with a corporate brand name that means something to consumers. The goodwill that the …

21st Century Fox

Disney Shifts to Streaming, Disney Versus Netflix, ESPN

Good morning,For lots of reasons the Uber/Benchmark story deserved top billing on Stratechery this week: Uber continues to be the most important …

Walt Disney Company

Another CEO leaves Trump advisory board

Another CEO has resigned from an advisory council to President Trump over his remarks about violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, …

Robert E. Lee

Business leaders abandon economic recovery efforts because of rioting idiots

President Donald Trump on Wednesday dissolved two economic councils put together to help improve the direction of the nation’s economy after several …

Conservative View

Disney CEO Bob Iger Blocks Analyst on Twitter

Rich Greenfield, who first put a "sell" recommendation on Disney shares in 2015, has a history of tough takes on the conglomerate.<p>There are at least …

Walt Disney Company

As A Streaming Future Looms, ESPN Is Damned If It Does, Damned If It Doesn't

So for years we've examined how executives at ESPN completely whiffed at seeing the cord cutting revolution coming, and personified the industry's …

Televisions

Trump-era shift: CEOs find a voice for moral outrage

Corporate America started the year ready to engage with a controversial but business-minded president. This week CEOs have risen in chorus to …

JP Morgan Chase

Hollywood Earnings Season Trends: Direct-to-Consumer, Cord-Cutting and More

Also: A debate about TV advertising trends.<p>With second-quarter earnings season for Hollywood conglomerates and pay TV giants in the history books, …

Markets

Trump Disbands 2 Business Advisory Councils After String Of Resignations

<b>Updated at 10:30 p.m. ET</b><p>President Trump declared Wednesday he is disbanding two economic advisory panels, after a growing number of the corporate CEO's who sat on them decided to leave, in the wake of Trump's response to the violence in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend.<p>Trump said in a tweet …

News (U.S.)

Can Disney Create a Netflix of Sports?

Bob Iger's plan to launch two streamers — one for family fare, another for ESPN — carries huge stakes for the media giant and the future of the cable …

Televisions

What 11 highly successful people read every morning

Successful people know they are what they read. Billionaire investor Warren Buffett, for example, spends 80% of his day reading. So what is the first …

Success

Brooklyn’s Ample Hills Positions Itself to Be the Next Ben & Jerry’s

Ample Hills Creamery Inc. is known around New York for its indulgent, over-the-top ice creams such as Salted Crack Caramel and Chocolate 3 Ways. …

Star Wars

Disney: My Money Is On Iger Getting It Right

The company recently reported mixed Q3 2017 results, which caused additional downward pressure for DIS shares.<p>The quarterly results were not great …

Stocks

Why you shouldn't count out Disney as it battles Netflix

It's been a tough week for Walt Disney Co. (DIS) , but it may still hold a trump card.<p>Even as CEO Bob Iger announced ambitious plans to create a …

Investing

Will More Studios Exit Netflix?

Walt Disney’s bold but somewhat expected decision to go out on its own with a streaming service last week -- one for its live action and Pixar movies …

Netflix

Trump in fresh attack on 'both sides' at protest

A combative President Donald Trump insisted again last night that "there is blame on both sides" for the deadly violence last weekend in …

Donald Trump

What Does Disney's Break With Netflix Mean For Marvel's Dramas?

The world of entertainment grows more à la carte every day, as streaming platforms have redefined the way viewers consume their media. But with so …

Comics

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