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Disney Had A Great Quarter, But Long-Term Its Prospects Are Murky

Source: Business Balla | May 7 2014, 1:43pm CDT | by Forbes

Walt Disney thoroughly trounced expectations in its second-quarter earnings release. But before you buy Disney stock,...
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Cable Providers Win Even in an a La Carte World

Oct 22 2014 1:54pm CDT | Source: Harvard Business Review

When HBO and CBS announced that they’re going to go over the top (OTT), offering their programming to internet users who don’t have cable subscriptions, the news was greeted in some quarters as the beginning of the end of cable TV. Thomas Hazlett, a George Mason University economist and author who has been studying the cable business for three decades, tends to scoff at such predictions. But the news has at least made him sit up and pay attention. “For some ...
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Revealed: The $307 Million Cost of Disney's John Carter

Oct 22 2014 11:56am CDT | Source: Forbes Real Time

John Carter, the 2012 science fiction movie which bombed at the box office, cost the Walt Disney Company $306.6 million to make according to recently-released documents. They also reveal that Britain’s tax authority paid Disney $42.9 million towards the cost of making the movie which became one of its big ...
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World Series about more than baseball

Oct 20 2014 4:38pm CDT | Source: NEWS.com.au

IT’S Paul Rudd, Walt Disney and Kansas City barbecue v Metallica, Pixar and Jefferson Airplane. Welcome to this ye ...
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Vacation Rental Pros expands into Orlando market

Oct 20 2014 1:49pm CDT | Source: Orlando Business Journal

One of the biggest property management companies in northeast Florida soon will be managing properties in one of the vacation capitals of the world. Vacation Rental Pros will be managing The Encore Club at Reunion, a village of 800 vacation homes within a few miles drive of the Walt Disney World Resort theme parks, according to owner Steve Milo. It's a big move for the Jacksonville-based property manager, which manages more than 650 local vacation home properties. ...
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What Bob Iger Says About Walt Disney's Buybacks -- and What He Should Be Saying Instead

Oct 9 2014 9:20am CDT | Source: Fool.com

Disney CEO Bob Iger is confident in his capital allocation focus on big buybacks. But Iger could do better. Here's one shareholder-friend ...
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NBA doubles fees in new TV deal with Disney and TWC (Video)

Oct 7 2014 6:13am CDT | Source: St. Louis Business Journal

NBA doubles fees in new TV deal with Disney and TWC ...
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Walt Disney rescues Euro Disney with $1.3 billion funding deal

Oct 6 2014 7:21am CDT | Source: Reuters India

LONDON/PARIS (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co has come to the rescue of its loss-making subsidiary Euro Disney with a 1 billion-euro ($1.3 billion) funding deal announced on Monday, which could give the U.S. group total control over Europe's ...
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Disney Injects Capital into French Parks

Oct 6 2014 4:09am CDT | Source: WSJ.com: Europe Home

Walt Disney announced plans to inject fresh capital into its Euro Disney business, which operates the Disneyland Paris theme parks, after attendance fell this ...
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