By Robert Niles: Third in our series of trip-planning posts, for visits to the world's top theme parks Walt Disney envisioned EPCOT as an Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow, where people would live, work and play in a new urban community, designed for modern efficiency. Show More Summary
Phil Coulson is back! Clark Gregg's scene-stealing S.H.I.E.L.D. agent headlines a forthcoming TV show called Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. for Walt Disney's ABC television network. Plans have been in the works since the House of Mouse...Show More Summary
Satellite TV provider DirecTV reportedly is considering buying streaming video service Hulu, which would strip away some or all ownership from Comcast Corporation, News Corporation and Walt Disney Company. A similar scenario took place two years ago when DirecTV initially wanted to own Hulu Mashable has reached out to DirecTV. Show More Summary
Just got this from Ricky B. from Inside the Magic, and as with each year, I just had to share those with you guys. Star Wars Weekends launched today at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World and I was there to capture this year’s always entertaining Dance-Off With the Star Wars Stars. The Jedi [...]
A brief history of how Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, came to be—from the very first film series Disney created to 2012's Fantasyland, the largest expansion in the resort's history.
Monocle drop! The Regional Connector subway line could interfere with the high-brow entertainment up above at the Walt Disney Concert Hall, it turns out: "Experts who know the hall's acoustics are worried that the listening experience in the main auditorium...
We track quarterly 13F filings from hundreds of hedge funds and other notable investors as part of our work researching investment strategies (we have found, for example, that the most popular small cap stocks among hedge funds outperform the S&P 500 by an average of 18 percentage points per year). We also like to take [...]
Editor’s Note: Related tickers: News Corp (NASDAQ:NWSA), American Express Company (NYSE:AXP), The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS), Visa Inc (NYSE:V), Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) Egerton Capital was founded by John Armitage and William Bollinger in 1994 and has around $4.5 billion in assets under management. Show More Summary
Marvel Studios' Iron Man 3 crossed the $1 billion threshold at the global box office on May 16, in 23 days of global release. This is the second Marvel Studios film and the sixth Walt Disney Studios release to reach this milestone (Disney?s...Show More Summary
Dividend Reinvestment Plans (DRIPs) are a great way to accumulate shares of stable, dividend-paying investments for the long term. With a DRIP, an investor purchases shares of stock directly from the company, eliminating many of the fees associated with brokerage accounts and advisers. Teaching children about investing is a challenge, and it is wise to [...]
John McCain may be better known for beating war drums, but he’s now taking on the cable industry. His complaint? High cost cable services are the direct result of a bundled service. He wants to push the industry to move to an a la carte model where consumers can pick and choose the channels to [...]
We ran into Snow White at Walt Disney World, and the princess gave us an impromptu interview. Turns out, she likes being a princess, and she's not so fond of apples.
I have two little girls -- two little red-headed girls, in fact -- and both absolutely swoon over Merida. Especially my 4-year-old. So, when the news broke that Disney was going to change the way Merida looks, my blood boiled.
Pixar and Walt Disney Pictures have released a new teaser trailer for their upcoming animated film, Monsters University. The trailer shows how the clashing personalities of party animal Mike (John Goodman) and teacher’s pet Sulley (Billy Crystal) made them both rivals in college, but also brought them closer together as friends. The film is scheduled [...]
It’s the before-and-after makeover heard around the world. When Princess Merida of “Brave” was crowned the 11th princess at Walt Disney World this weekend, she had a new look that included not only a tiny waist, sultry eyes, and cleavage but also the teal gown that the feisty tomboy so detested in the Oscar-winning movie. Show More Summary
Congratulations! Taking on the stock market can be a daunting task. But it doesn’t need to be that way. By starting with companies you already know, investing for beginners is much more manageable. Let’s take a look at four familiar companies that you could start your portfolio with today. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) Source: [...]
The run-up in the stock market has eliminated nearly all great bargains, but many stocks remain sanely-priced and could easily reach insane prices, should the bull market continue. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) is one such company. Although it has run up to over $65 per share after starting the year at $50, the stock [...]
Walt Disney Pictures has released this new promo video for Disney's Planes featuring music by the film's composer, Mark Mancina. The August 9 release features the voices of Dane Cook, Stacy Keach, Brad Garrett, Teri Hatcher, Cedric the...Show More Summary
In a few months, I’ll be tuning in to get a weekly briefing from Agent Phil Coulson of the Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics Division, or S.H.I.E.L.D. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS)‘s ABC network will air Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.EL.D. Tuesdays this fall. I won’t be the only one watching. An @AgentsofSHIELD Twitter account has [...]
The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) shareholders were surely feeling the magic when the media giant posted a 32% increase in earnings. Net income for the quarter ending Mar. 30 was $1.51 billion, or $0.83 a share, compared with $1.14 billion, or $0.63 per share in the same quarter a year earlier. Revenue jumped 10% to $10.55 [...]