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Netflix's U.S. streaming video service added five children's shows from Walt Disney Co. under a multiyear licensing deal announced Thursday.
Some pros still see upside in these high-flying players, but it could also be time to pull back. Meanwhile, Warren Buffett prefers investing in ketchup.
Donald Katz, Audible.com founder & CEO, explains how he turned his business into the world's largest producer and seller of digital books.
The world of tabloid journalism, London-style, will be showcased in a new television series executive-produced by CNN host Piers Morgan, who is also a former editor of two of Britain's popular newspapers.
Tuna Amobi, senior media and entertainment equity analyst at S&P Capital IQ, says News Corp results, driven by Cable, were better than expected and discusses the upcoming spin-off.
An effort by two conservative billionaires to take over The Los Angeles Times and seven other newspapers is setting off a firestorm of opposition, with public employee unions, the leaders of the State Legislature and liberal advocacy groups moving to block the sale. The New York Times reports.
News Corp. earnings beat expectations as strength in cable offset offset declines in publishing and education. Shares rose after-hours.
Michael Farr, president and majority owner of Farr, Miller & Washington, LLC, explains how to invest for retirement in the next 10 years.
Larry Haverty, Gabelli Funds; and Anthony DiClemente, Barclays, discuss what's driving Disney's earnings and whether investors can expect consumer confidence to continue to drive profits, as the economy improves.
Barton Crockett, Lazard Capital Markets analyst, has the play on the media giant's second-quarter earnings.
Janney Montgomery Scott analyst Tony Wible shares his trade on the "House of Mouse."
Nancy McKinstry, CEO of professional publishers, Wolters Kluwer, tells CNBC that the quarter was online with their expectations, with digital products achieving good growth.
In an exclusive interview with CNBC's "Closing Bell," CEO Bob Iger, called it "all in, a great quarter for the company." Showing the strongest gains of any of the divisions, parks and resorts revenue grew 14 percent while operating income grew 73 percent.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin speaks to Disney's CEO Bob Iger discusses what's driving results, and his expectations for the summer season. "We've seen a steadily improving economy," he says.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on Disney's Q2 earnings data. The company earned revenues of $10.55 billion.
Electronic Arts reported earnings that fell short of analyst expectations but revenue and its outlook topped forecasts.
Disney is set to report Q1 earnings after today's closing bell, and the stock is at an all-time high. CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on the Electronic Arts video game deal for LucasFilm brands. Alan Gould, Evercore Partners, weighs in.
Gregg Spiridellis, JibJab co-creator and CEO, discusses his company's latest venture which encourages multi-platform learning for children.
Earnings reports for the rest of the week will offer some crucial insight into how the US consumer — and the larger economy — is doing.
Disney is due to report earnings tomorrow, and options traders are confident on the stock, with Scott Nations of NationsShares.