“I want to invest in businesses that I can understand, not in businesses that even the CEOs find unfathomable,” Cramer said.
He also comments on how Disney is looking at returning value to shareholders, the success of "The Avengers" movie franchise and the failure of "John Carter."
CNBC spoke with media heavyweights, tech titans and Internet innovators to get their predictions of where television is heading, and how they hope to be involved.
Financial firms continue to take flack for what many see as the outsized compensation they pay, but an early look at CEO pay for 2011 shows the biggest paychecks were doled out to the top executives at entertainment firms.
Denise Nappier, Connecticut Treasurer, discusses why she opposes the appointment of Disney CEO Bob Iger to the position of chairman.
Studios have repeatedly pledged in the 25 years since to modernize their clubby business practices, but the more Hollywood promises change, the deeper it seems to fall into its ruts — as evidenced by “John Carter,” a big-budget science fiction epic from Walt Disney Studios that opened Friday and flopped over the weekend. The New York Times reports.
CNBC'S Mary Thompson reports on Disney's new cruise ship, "Fantasy", with Disney CEO, Bob Iger.
Disney's newest ship, Fantasy, will be christened in New York on Thursday at 630pm. CNBC's Mary Thompson spoke with Disney CEO Bob Iger.
I sat down with Disney CEO Bob Iger immediately following the company’s earnings beat—the company reported 80 cents of earnings per share, compared to the 72 cents Wall Street projected.
In February, Steven P. Jobs had learned that, after years of fighting cancer, his time was becoming shorter. He quietly told a few acquaintances, and they, in turn, whispered to others. And so a pilgrimage began. The New York Times reports.
Breaking down Disney's mixed Q2 earnings results, with Robert Iger, Walt Disney CEO, and CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
About 80 percent of companies in the S&P 500 have released information on executive compensation. With data from Capital IQ, CNBC.com ranked the highest paid CEOs in 2010.