Esports is going mainstream. And its path toward mainstream distribution goes through Disney (NYSE:DIS). Disney and Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI) signed an exclusive multi-year broadcasting deal that brings Activision’s ultra-popular Overwatch League to Disney’s suite of broadcasting networks, including ABC, ESPN, ESPN2 and Disney XD. Specifically, the deal gives Disney exclusive broadcasting rights for the Overwatch League
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UBS is getting less bullish over Netflix shares after the stock’s stunning rally this year. The firm lowered its rating to neutral from buy for Netflix shares, citing the internet company’s high valuation. “We believe Netflix’s core competencies in both content & tech should drive a virtuous circle of greater subs and increased viewing time,
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Check out the companies making headlines after the bell: Shares of Broadcom fell as much as 6 percent in the extended session, after the Wall Street Journal reported the chipmaker was nearing a deal to acquire New York-based software company CA Technologies. The $18 billion deal could help diversify Broadcom, and mark a strategic win
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Charles Schwab & Co. takes the lead in offering bargain money management. Who’s got the best exchange-traded funds? Charles Schwab & Co. Vanguard is a close second in this competition. State Street, which got the ETF industry going with its SPDR S&P 500 fund, is in fifth place. BlackRock, whose iShares family is the biggest
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Trans-Alaska Pipeline (Alyeska pipleline) running through landscape with Mountain range in the distance in Alaska.. (Photo by: Edwin Remsburg/VW Pics via Getty Images) CressCap grades Energy Transfer Partners (ETP)  an A+ based on its high yield, vibrant forward growth and impressive payout ratio. Based on our
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Consumer price inflation data could temporarily take market focus away from trade worries, particularly if it surprises to the upside like Wednesday’s producer prices. Economists expect Thursday’s CPI data to reveal a 0.2 percent increase in both headline CPI and core CPI, excluding energy and food, according to Thomson Reuters. “I wouldn’t expect a big
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U.S. President Trump-imposed tariffs worth $34 billion on Chinese goods were implemented on Jul 6, thereby aggravating the already tensed trade situation between the two largest nations. This is the first time that the United States has officially imposed tariffs targeting Chinese imports, following months of verbal accusations that cheap Chinese imports are unfairly swelling
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Investors aren’t the lemmings that many companies might take them for. And because of some push-back from bond investors back in the early 19th century, we have an innovation that continues to deliver for investors seeking income with some potential for appreciation: the preferred stock. Back in the early 1830’s, America’s railroad network was under
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