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  • Frazier, who is African-American, is the only CEO so far to leave one of Trump's advisory councils because of his reaction to the violence in Virginia. Trump responded in a tweet, saying now that " Ken Frazier of Merck Pharma has resigned from President's Manufacturing Council, he will have more time to LOWER RIPOFF DRUG PRICES!" The Pharmaceutical Research and...

  • Frazier, who is African-American, is the only CEO so far to leave one of Trump's advisory councils because of his reaction to the violence in Virginia. A gathering of hundreds of white nationalists in Virginia took a deadly turn on Saturday when a car plowed into a group of counter-protesters and killed at least one person. Trump responded in a tweet, saying now...

  • Aug 14- Merck& Co Inc Chief Executive Kenneth Frazier resigned from U.S. Trump responded in a tweet, now that " Ken Frazier of Merck Pharma has resigned from President's Manufacturing Council, he will have more time to LOWER RIPOFF DRUG PRICES!" Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk and Walt Disney Co CEO Robert Iger left the Presidents Strategic and Policy Forum, a business...

  • Trump responded in a tweet, now that " Ken Frazier of Merck Pharma has resigned from President's Manufacturing Council, he will have more time to LOWER RIPOFF DRUG PRICES!" Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk and Walt Disney Co CEO Robert Iger left the Presidents Strategic and Policy Forum, a business advisory group, in June, after Trump said he would withdraw from the Paris...

  • CEO of the Walt Disney Company, Bob Iger

    Disney's planned over-the-top streaming service has a good chance of succeeding, says Eric Jackson.

  • LOS ANGELES, Aug 11- Netflix Inc is in "active discussions" with Walt Disney Co about keeping Marvel and "Star Wars" films after 2019, when new Disney and Pixar movies will stop appearing on the streaming service, a senior executive said late on Thursday. Disney Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger told analysts the company had not yet decided where it would distribute...

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    Netflix is in "active discussions" with Walt Disney about keeping Marvel and "Star Wars" films after 2019 when new Disney and Pixar movies will stop appearing on the streaming service.

  • LOS ANGELES, Aug 11- Netflix Inc is in "active discussions" with Walt Disney Co about keeping Marvel and "Star Wars" films after 2019 when new Disney and Pixar movies will stop appearing on the streaming service, a senior Netflix executive said on Thursday. Disney Chief Executive Bob Iger told analysts the company had not yet decided where it would distribute...

  • Faber Report: Media executives frustrated with Disney's streaming announcement

    CNBC's David Faber reports on the fallout of Disney CEO Bob Iger's announcement that the company will be starting their own direct-to-consumer services for their film and sports content.

  • Robert A. Iger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Walt Disney Company, attends the unveilling ceremony of six themed parks of Shanghai Disney Resort at Shanghai Expo Center on July 15, 2015 in Shanghai, China.

    Jim Cramer credits market-movers like Disney's earnings report, McCormick's stock offering and Nvidia's run to millennial trends.

  • Bob Iger, chairman and CEO of The Walt Disney Co.

    CEO Bob Iger has repeatedly defended the business, previously telling CNBC that the company is "confident in ESPN's future" and believes "live sports is still a huge driver of consumption."

  • Bob Iger, Chairman and CEO of The Walt Disney Company.

    Streaming movies to consumers is one thing. Streaming sports is something else. Bob Iger will wait on that one, Recode reports.

  • Jim Cramer: Iger was right to end content on Netflix

    CNBC's Jim Cramer discusses Disney's quarterly earnings and the news it will start its own streaming services.

  • Aug 8- Walt Disney Co will stop providing new movies to Netflix Inc starting in 2019 and launch its own streaming service as the world's biggest entertainment company tries to capture digital viewers who are ditching traditional television. The streaming services will give Disney "much greater control over our own destiny in a rapidly changing market," Chief...

  • Disney will pull its movies from Netflix and start its own streaming services

    The mouse wants to break out on its own, including a standalone ESPN and branded services.

  • Disney has some experience with the direct-to-consumer model in Britain and could make more money in the long run from its own service, but the move could be "financially less advantageous" in the near term, said Pivotal Research Group analyst Brian Wieser. The company's revenue fell marginally to $14.24 billion in the third quarter ended July 1 from $14.28...

  • Bob Iger, Chairman and CEO of The Walt Disney Company.

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin speaks with Disney CEO Bob Iger about cord-cutting and the two new streaming services announced by the company.

  • Disney 'suffering from secular' change in television: FBR's Barton Crockett

    Barton Crockett, FBR Capital Markets talks about Disney's biennial D23 Expo, and where he is seeing strength and weakness in the company.

  • WASHINGTON, June 19- President Donald Trump met on Monday with the heads of 18 U.S. technology companies including Apple Inc, Amazon.com Inc and Microsoft Corp, seeking their help to make the government's computing systems more efficient. The White House wants to update government information technology systems, cut costs, eliminate waste and improve service.

  • WASHINGTON, June 19- Major U.S. technology company chief executives sat down with White House senior adviser Jared Kushner and other top Trump administration officials on Monday before meeting with the president on cutting government waste and improving information technology services. The White House has enlisted tech CEOs to improve government...