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Stock market value of Netflix eclipses Disney for first time

14h reuters
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Netflix’s (NFLX.O) stock market value ballooned to a record $153 billion on Thursday and eclipsed Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) for the first time, making it the world’s most valuable entertainment company, following a monumental shift by viewers away from cinemas and cable television.

 
How The Major Broadcast Networks Stand Following The 2017-2018 TV Season

14h seekingalpha
With the 2018 upfronts over, it is important for investors to stop and take stock of how these linear broadcast networks fared over the last season.

 
5 Top Stock Trades for Friday Morning

14h investorplace
President Trump decided to pull out of his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and that’s left stocks under pressure. Here’s our top stock trades as a result.

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Comcast prepares to top Disney's US$50 billion offer for Fox

2018-05-23 channelnewsasia
Comcast Corp on Wednesday confirmed that it is considering and is in advanced stages of preparing an offer for the businesses that Twenty-First Century Fox has agreed to sell to Walt Disney Co .

 
Stocks slip after weak economic data from Europe

2018-05-23 nzherald.co.nz
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are falling Wednesday morning after a weak finish the day before, and energy and industrial companies are taking some of the worst losses. Investors are concerned about the European economy after a measure of business activity fell to an 18-month low in May. Target is sliding after big investments in its operations cut into its first-quarter profit while jewelry company Tiffany is climbing after a strong report.

 
Comcast's cash offer for Fox assets may have difficult tax implications, sources say

2018-05-23 cnbc
Comcast's efforts to outbid Walt Disney for Twenty-First Century Fox assets may run into tax hurdles, sources told CNBC's David Faber.

 
Wall Street to open lower as optimism over trade talks fades

2018-05-23 reuters
(Reuters) - Wall Street was headed to open lower on Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump cast fresh doubts over current U.S.-China trade talks and ahead of a Federal Reserve report that would be watched for cues on pace of future interest rate hikes.

 
Wall Street to open lower as optimism over trade talks fades

2018-05-23 channelnewsasia
U.S. stock index futures were lower on Wednesday on fresh uncertainty over U.S.-China trade talks and ahead of a Federal Reserve report that would be watched for cues on pace of future interest rate hikes.

 
Comcast prepares to challenge Disney for Fox assets

2018-05-23 channelnewsasia
Comcast Corp on Wednesday confirmed that it is considering and is in advanced stages of preparing an offer for the businesses that Twenty-First Century Fox has agreed to sell to Walt Disney Co .

 
Comcast says considering all-cash offer to buy Fox assets

2018-05-23 reuters
May 23 (Reuters) - Comcast Corp on Wednesday confirmed that it is considering and is in advanced stages of preparing an offer for the businesses that Twenty-First Century Fox has agreed to sell to Walt Disney Co.

 
Comcast prepares to challenge Disney for Fox assets

2018-05-23 reuters
(Reuters) - Comcast Corp (CMCSA.O) on Wednesday confirmed that it is considering and is in advanced stages of preparing an offer for the businesses that Twenty-First Century Fox (FOXA.O) has agreed to sell to Walt Disney Co (DIS.N).

 
Comcast considering offer for Twenty-First Century Fox

2018-05-23 nzherald.co.nz
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Comcast says it's considering making an offer to buy Twenty-First Century Fox, which would put it in a head-to-head bidding fight with Disney.

 
Comcast says considering all-cash offer to buy Fox assets

2018-05-23 channelnewsasia
Comcast Corp on Wednesday confirmed that it is considering and is in advanced stages of preparing an offer for the businesses that Twenty-First Century Fox has agreed to sell to Walt Disney Co .

 
Comcast Considering Superior All-Cash Offer to Acquire Twenty-First Century Fox After Spinoff of “New Fox”

2018-05-23 businesswire
In view of the recent filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission by The Walt Disney Company (“Disney”) and Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (“Fox”) in preparation for their upcoming shareholder meetings to consider the acquisition of Fox by Disney, Comcast Corporation (“Comcast”) confirms that it is considering, and is in advanced stages of preparing, an offer for the businesses that Fox has agreed to sell to Disney (which do not include the Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network, Fox Broadcasting Company and certain other assets).

 
Comcast in advanced stages of preparing all-cash bid for Fox assets

2018-05-23 cnbc
Comcast said Wednesday it is in "advanced stages of preparing" an all-cash offer for the parts of Twenty-First Century Fox that Rupert Murdoch's company has agreed to sell to Walt Disney.

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