Buying Disney Makes no Sense for Verizon

There is a simple reason why Disney and Verizon do not need each other both companies are making a lot of money without each other. Ycharts data indicates that these companies are doing great on their own.

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Ten Threats to Amazon

Netflix loses money like crazy but it has built up a global platform for delivery of digital products. A danger is that Netflix might start selling products like video games, software, insurance, or financial services in addition to video entertainment. Another is that Netflix might team up with a retailer to start selling goods through its platform. A grave danger for Amazon would be Walmart or Alibaba buying Netflix and offering a Prime type delivery and entertainment option through it.

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Will Netflix Collapse?

The ability to compete with a free service like YouTube makes Netflix a value investment. Just not a value investment for average people, instead Netflix would be a great value investment for a company like Disney (NYSE: DIS) which can use it as a distribution channel for video content. A big problem Netflix has is that it has to pay organizations like Disney for most of its content; so Disney, and not Netflix makes the money.

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Stocks to Dump in 2017

That means there are some equities you should throw out of your portfolio right now. Disturbingly some big names; that were once among the best and brightest in stocks, are now among the deadwood you need to jettison.

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Is WWE a Good Investment?

So yes you can make a little money from WWE stock. If you’re a wrestling fan and you’re looking for a dividend, WWE stock is not a bad investment. For everybody else there are other stocks with better dividends out there. At the end of the day, WWE is a decent investment and an impressive company because it is making some money in a business where other better financed organizations are not.

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Will Falling NFL Ratings Destroy CBS?

It looks as if two entire generations; the 18-35 year-old Millennials and the 35-50 year-old Generation Xers, are tuning out network TV; or at least CBS. One has to wonder how long the company can survive with older viewers dying off, and younger couch potatoes tuning out.

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Amazon the Growth Continues

Amazon is an incredible success story and a fast growing money machine but it is still a lousy investment. There are better ecommerce stocks out there that cost less and offer better returns.

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Netflix Can Digital Entertainment Make Money?

Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) is proving that there is a vast market for digital entertainment out there. Unfortunately the streaming service

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How Amazon is Copying WWE

The world’s largest online retailer is trying to buy the streaming video rights to a wide variety of sporting events, Bloomberg Technology reported. The idea is apparently to add some live sports; or reruns of sporting events, to Amazon Prime and provide some popular content that Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) lacks.

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Cord Cutting is not Hurting Cable & Satellite Providers

It looks as if pay TV’s customer base is slowly disappearing but the strange thing is the industry seems to be making more money than ever. Financial data provided by ycharts indicates that cord cutting is not hurting revenues, cash flow and income at Pay TV providers.

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