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Grab 5 Cheap Large-Cap Stocks on Eased US-China Trade Fear

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Trade worries between the United States and China, which cast a pall on Wall Street for months, have eased. This is especially true as the world’s largest economies dropped their tariff threats and set up a framework for addressing potential trade imbalances in the future. The Latest Development Beijing has agreed to substantially reduce America's massive trade deficit with China but did not commit any specific amount.

 
Can Hollywood Survive Streaming Services? – ValueWalk Premium

2018-05-16 valuewalkpremium
Ben Fritz talks about his new book on the decline of Hollywood in the age of streaming services.

 
Next-generation technology tipped to reboot Asian economies after smartphones peak

2018-05-16 japantimes.co.jp
Explosive growth in new-era gadgets such as wearable devices and internet-linked home appliances is tipped to offset cooling sales of smartphones, which have already dinged Asia’s tech manufacturers.

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3 Shiny New Crypto and Blockchain ETFs | InvestorPlace

2018-05-15 investorplace
I don’t have to tell you that the blockchain and the technology’s resultant cryptocurrencies have singlehandedly altered the investment landscape. That said, most traditional investors don’t want to touch the crypto token’s inherent volatility with a 20-foot pole. It would seem like sector-related exchange-traded funds, or blockchain ETFs, offer a happy medium … but this too encounters resistance.

 
Sony's Subsidiary to Acquire a Stake in Peanuts Holdings

2018-05-15 zacks
Sony Corporation’s (SNE - Free Report) wholly-owned subsidiary, Sony Music Entertainment, recently entered into a definitive agreement with DHX Media Ltd. Per the deal, Sony Music will acquire 49% of the 80% equity interest held by DHX Media in Peanuts Holdings LLC. Notably, this $185-million agreement is expected to conclude on or about Jun 30, 2018.

 
UPDATE 1-Japan Display's annual net loss jumps nearly eight-fold to $2.3 bln

2018-05-15 reuters
TOKYO, May 15 (Reuters) - Smartphone screen maker Japan Display Inc reported an annual net loss of about $2.25 billion, its biggest, highlighting the Apple Inc supplier’s struggle to regain competitiveness against Asian rivals.

 
Box Office Top 20: 'Avengers' holds at No. 1 for third week

2018-05-15 nzherald.co.nz
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Avengers: Infinity War" topped the charts for the third weekend in a row, adding $62.1 million to its domestic grosses.

 
DHX Media to cut debt load with money from Sony-Peanuts deal, CEO says

2018-05-14 thestar
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DHX Media to cut its debt with money from Peanuts deal with Sony: CEO

2018-05-14 cbc.ca
DHX Media Ltd. said Monday the sale of nearly half of its stake in the Peanuts entertainment business to a Sony Corp. division for $237 million in cash will help reduce the Canadian animation company's debt load and improve its operating results.

 
Sony Music unit buying stake in Canadian company that partially owns Peanuts

2018-05-14 japantimes.co.jp
Electronics giant Sony Corp.’s music unit said Monday that it is buying a stake in Peanuts Holdings, the company behind Snoopy and Charlie Brown.

 
Snoopy joining Sony? Music unit buying stake in Peanuts

2018-05-14 business.inquirer.net
Snoopy, right, throws out the ceremonial first pitch while Charlie Brown looks on prior to the New York Mets playing the Houston Astros in a baseball game at Citi Field in New York in this 2009 file photo. (AP)

 
Snoopy joining Sony? Music unit buying stake in Peanuts

2018-05-14 nzherald.co.nz
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese electronics maker Sony Corp.'s music unit is buying a stake in Peanuts Holdings, the company behind Snoopy and Charlie Brown.

 
Next-Era Tech Products to Drive Reboot of Asia's Growth Engine - Bloomberg

2018-05-13 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.

 
Nintendo Flicks the Switch on a Lucrative New Revenue Stream - Bloomberg

2018-05-13 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.

 
After record profits, Japanese firms growing jittery over protectionism, oil prices

2018-05-12 japantimes.co.jp
After scoring record earnings in fiscal 2017, many Japanese companies are getting jittery about the course of the global economy amid protectionist moves in the United States and higher oil prices.

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