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Disney shares downgraded to sell on concern the battle for Fox has placed company in an unwinnable situation

Disney's shares are up 9 percent this month amid the battle for Fox and hopes of overall industry consolidation in the wake of a judge's decision on Tuesday to allow the AT&T-Time Warner merger proceed. On Wednesday, Comcast bid $65 billion for the Fox units currently set to be acquired by Disney. Comcast's cash bid represents a 19 percent premium to Disney's offer in stock. "For the moment we are leaving our valuation of Disney and leaving the assumptions incorporated into our model unchanged.

By | 2018-06-17T17:00:00+00:00 June 17th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sudden deaths like those of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain can devastate family finances

The shocking deaths of iconic fashion designer Kate Spade, 55, and gifted chef and storyteller Anthony Bourdain, 61, are spurring important discussions about mental health. They are also a chilling reminder that a sudden death can affect any family. A number of the leading causes of death in the United States are events that could happen without warning. Regardless of the cause, an unexpected death has an enormous impact on a family mentally, emotionally and physically. It can also affect family

By | 2018-06-07T17:00:00+00:00 June 7th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Gmail is getting a ‘confidential mode’ that prevents users from printing or forwarding your email

Gmail is getting a new Confidential Mode that will add an extra layer of security to messages that you wish to remain private, according to The Verge. Confidential Mode feature, which might be revealed as soon as May 8 during Google's annual developer conference, reportedly lets senders choose to block the recipient of the email from doing certain things with the message, like forwarding it, printing it or even copying the contents. Users will also have the option to lock an email message with a

By | 2018-04-12T17:00:00+00:00 April 12th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

This simple budget can help you save way more without sacrificing your lifestyle

If you're working hard but are in disbelief about the state of your bank account, you're not alone. A recent national survey revealed that 44 percent of Americans could not afford a $400 emergency expense without borrowing or selling off assets. Luckily, you can put more money in savings while still living comfortably with one surprisingly simple fix: It's time to revisit household budgeting. As a certified financial planner, I recommend breaking down your finances into three categories: spend,

By | 2018-04-12T17:00:00+00:00 April 12th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

North Korea an ‘increasing threat’ despite charm offensive, warn top intelligence officials

North Korea won't give up its nukes and Americans shouldn't fall for the regime's recent charm offensive, top intelligence said Tuesday. "Pyongyang has repeatedly stated that it does not intend to negotiate its nuclear weapons and missiles away," he added. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un also invited South Korean President Moon Jae-in to visit the communist country for a summit. Regardless, U.S. intelligence officials testifying at the Senate hearing said Kim Jong Un still views nuclear weapons

By | 2018-02-12T16:00:00+00:00 February 12th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cramer Remix: How to play Nvidia in a volatile market

CNBC's Jim Cramer is confident that he's pinpointed the real cause of the market-wide sell-off that has weighed on stocks for much of the week. Very few stocks can withstand hedge-fun-led pain like this, Cramer warned. "Nvidia reported after the close and it was down hard all day today because of this nonsense I'm describing. But this stock managed to rally in the after-market because the quarter was that fantastic," Cramer said. "If we get a huge down opening tomorrow, which is certainly likely

By | 2018-02-07T16:00:00+00:00 February 7th, 2018|companies, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Report: Disney held talks to acquire most of 21st Century Fox

Disney is in talks to purchase 21st Century Fox, acquiring its slate of original titles and rights to various franchises, according to a CNBC report. The report alleges that Disney would acquire the majority of the company, with the exception of Fox’s sports and news divisions. Other properties, however, including The Fantastic Four, X-Men and numerous TV series would become Disney properties. Instead, Disney would bring its movies and TV series to its new streaming platform. Fox has also been i

By | 2017-11-05T16:00:00+00:00 November 5th, 2017|companies, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Report: Disney held talks to acquire most of 21st Century Fox

Disney is in talks to purchase 21st Century Fox, acquiring its slate of original titles and rights to various franchises, according to a CNBC report. The report alleges that Disney would acquire the majority of the company, with the exception of Fox’s sports and news divisions. Other properties, however, including The Fantastic Four, X-Men and numerous TV series would become Disney properties. Instead, Disney would bring its movies and TV series to its new streaming platform. Fox has also been i

By | 2017-11-05T16:00:00+00:00 November 5th, 2017|companies, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Bitcoin price hits fresh record high above $2,100

Monday marks the seven-year anniversary of Bitcoin Pizza Day – the moment a programmer named Laszlo Hanyecz spent 10,000 bitcoin on two Papa John's pizzas. More important than the episode being widely recognized as the first transaction using the cryptocurrency is what it tells us about the bitcoin rally that saw it break through the $2,100 mark on Monday. Bitcoin was trading as high as $2,185.89 in the early hours of Monday morning, hitting a fresh record high, after first powering through the

By | 2017-05-21T17:00:00+00:00 May 21st, 2017|companies|0 Comments
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