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  1. Brightcove Reports Mixed 4Q - Analyst Blog

    February 5, 2013
    Brightcove Inc. (BCOV) reported a loss of 13 cents in the fourth quarter of 2012, wider than the Zacks Consensus Estimate ...
  2. Wal-Mart to Expand Digital Service - Analyst Blog

    January 8, 2013
    Retail giant Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT) has announced its decision to expand its Disc-to-Digital service, an in-store service ...
  3. Hudson Acquires Asset, Ups Guidance - Analyst Blog

    November 9, 2012
    Consistent with its strategy of adding high-class properties, Hudson Pacific Properties, Inc. (HPP) recently penned a joint ...
  4. Disney Buys Lucasfilm, But Is It A Trap?

    October 31, 2012
    Disney recently bought LucasFilm for $4.05 billion and already announced plans to release another Star Wars film in 2015. ...
  5. Here's What the Top Fund Manager of 2011 is Buying

    August 20, 2012
    Investors of a certain age -- myself included -- will always remember the name Julian Robertson, the founder of Tiger Management. ...
  6. Another "Good Enough" Quarter For Disney

    August 9, 2012
    Disney delivered better margin leverage this quarter. However, while Disney's long-term performance history is impressive, ...
  7. A Mixed Signal From Discovery Communications

    August 2, 2012
    Discovery is one of the fastest growing cable channel operators these days, as second quarter revenues advanced 7% to $1.1 ...
  8. Oracle Set to Buy Involver - Analyst Blog

    July 11, 2012
    Oracle Corp (ORCL) is on an acquisition spree in order to expand its social media offerings. The database application vendor ...
  9. Discovery Outgrowing The Competition

    May 22, 2012
    The past few years have seen respectable, mid-single-digit revenue growth at Discovery, but it has been able to leverage ...
  10. Oprah Winfrey Network Buoys Discovery Communications

    December 22, 2011
    Discovery has partnered with Leapfrog Enterprises to create content for LeapPad. It's just one reason investors ought to ...
  11. A Dreamy Stock For Investors

    August 16, 2011
    DreamWorks may be well positioned to revisit its all-time high sooner than later.
  12. Mattel Feeling Youthful

    July 19, 2011
    Mattel shareholders can reasonably expect to rely on double-digit total returns going forward.
  13. Corruption And Scandal Don't Make News Corp A Bargain

    July 18, 2011
    Scandal doesn't always make for a bargain, and News Corp's recent smearing is the perfect example.
  14. Media Mashup: Who Owns Whom?

    September 27, 2010
    You'd be surprised by how many publications fall under the umbrella of one company. Discover the big media companies and ...
  15. Cheerful Trends From Walt Disney

    August 12, 2010
    Disney's fortunes will improve as long as the macroeconomic environment continues to brighten.
  16. Mattel’s Near-Term Momentum

    July 19, 2010
    Mattel is worth a close look, especially if the stock falls back below $20 per share.
  17. Value-able Investing Lessons From Yacktman Funds

    March 10, 2010
    Yacktman's investing techniques can help individual investors outperform the market over the long haul.
  18. Is Finance Ruining Movies?

    January 19, 2010
    Is the financial industry ruining movies? That depends on whom you ask.
  19. Lions Gate Innovator In Risky Movie Business

    November 19, 2009
    Lions Gate had an excellent recent quarter and continues to position itself more strongly in the brittle film business.
  20. Disney's Solid Quarter

    November 17, 2009
    Disney still has some trouble areas in its parks and movie studio, but it's likely to remain ahead of its competitors.
  21. Lion's Roar

    August 14, 2009
    Hollywood's last independent studio sees its shares soar as it reports expectations busting results.
  22. Time Warner Loses Weight

    June 2, 2009
    The AOL spinoff is good news for Time Warner shareholders.
  23. Time Warner Growing More Content

    May 8, 2009
    With some promising news and a possible future spin off, Timer Warner should be firing on all cylinders once advertising ...
  24. Profit Losses The Reel Deal For Lions Gate

    November 13, 2008
    Despite a decade of steady sales growth, profitability trends have been uneven, and 2009 will likely be a second-straight ...
  25. Investing In The President-Elect

    November 13, 2008
    We revisit the index of 10 companies whose high profile executives or founders contributed to Obama's presidential campaign.
  26. CEOs Gone Wild

    October 14, 2008
    Several CEOs of major corporations have dumped shares because of their own margin calls. Should investors begin to worry?
  27. Generally Ecstatic About GE

    October 2, 2008
    Despite GE's reduced guidance, Warren Buffett is buying in. Learn if regular investors should follow.
  28. Five Stocks For Obama Backers

    June 11, 2008
    We examine an index of five companies whose high-profile executives have made large campaign contributions to Senator Obama.
  29. Time Warner Spinoff Reveals Hidden Value

    May 14, 2008
    Sum-of-the-parts analysis reveals there is plenty of value tucked away inside Time Warner's vast corporate empire.
  30. Blu-ray Triumph: Winners And Losers

    February 20, 2008
    Sony's Blu-Ray has emerged as the next generation of entertainment media. Learn who gambled and lost and who's going to profit.
  31. Media Conglomerates: One Size Fits All?

    June 20, 2007
    The five old line media companies seem the same, but they are really very different.
  32. Selling The Sellers (IPG, OMC, CCO)

    May 15, 2007
    A look at three advertising companies who manage to compete in one of the most cutthroat industries around
  33. Paying Steep CEO Salaries For Flat Share Price Performance

    January 22, 2007
    Are the lucrative pay packages of today's prominent executives really worth the high price tag?
  34. This Mouse Has Horns (DIS)

    November 22, 2006
    Disney investors will be rewarded as the company builds profits for the long-term.
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