5 things to know before the stock market opens Thursday, August 11

Traders on the floor of the NYSE, Aug. 8, 2022. Source: NYSE Here are the most important news items that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Stock futures are up US markets on Thursday were seen to rise again after a government report showing that inflation is cooling fueled a Wednesday rally. All … Read more

Disney (DIS) fiscal Q3 2022 earnings

A performer dressed as Mickey Mouse entertains guests during the reopening of the Disneyland theme park in Anaheim, California, US, on Friday, April 30, 2021. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images All eyes will be on Disney’s streaming numbers when the company reports its fiscal third quarter earnings results after the bell Wednesday. The streaming … Read more

Disney’s earnings results could define how industry views streaming

A performer dressed as Mickey Mouse entertains guests during the reopening of the Disneyland theme park in Anaheim, California, US, on Friday, April 30, 2021. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images Disney will put a stamp on how the media industry views streaming’s growth potential — at least for the time being — when it … Read more

Ezra Miller charged with felony burglary days after Warner Bros. Discovery CEO Zaslav praises ‘Flash’ movie

Actor Ezra Miller arrives at the premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures’ ‘Justice League’ at the Dolby Theater on November 13, 2017 in Hollywood, California. Axel | Bauer-Griffin | Film Magic | Getty Images As David Zaslav seeks to revamp Warner Bros. Discovery’s DC cinematic universe, one of the studio’s biggest stars continues to make headlines … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens Tuesday, August 9

Traders work on the trading floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, August 8, 2022. Andrew Kelly | Reuters Here are the most important news items that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Stock futures mixed US equities markets were poised for a subdued open Tuesday morning, a day … Read more

These stocks are best positioned to weather an advertising recession

Talk of a so-called ad recession has consumed earnings conversations this season as major technology companies warn of dwindling ad revenue as consumer spending weakens and marketing budgets shrink. That, combined with continuous headwinds from Apple’s privacy changes, are wreaking havoc on the battered tech and social media industry, where advertising makes up a sizeable … Read more

Netflix may be missing an opportunity in horror movies

A button for launching the Netflix application is seen on a remote control in this photo illustration in Warsaw, Poland on April 25, 2019. Jaap Arriens | NurPhoto | Getty Images There’s a big money question haunting Netflix. In recent years, the streamer has spent big on flashy, blockbuster-style action movies like “The Gray Man” … Read more

Lyft, Carvana, Warner Bros. Discovery, DraftKings

Confetti falls as Lyft CEO Logan Green (C) and President John Zimmer (LEFT C) ring the Nasdaq opening bell celebrating the company’s initial public offering (IPO) on March 29, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. The ride hailing app company’s shares were initially priced at $72. Mario Tama/Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines in … Read more

Warner Bros. Discovery CEO Zaslav embraces linear TV as he plans a streaming future

David Zaslav, President and CEO of Warner Bros. Discovery talks to the media as he arrives at the Sun Valley Resort for the Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference on July 05, 2022 in Sun Valley, Idaho. Kevin Dietsch | Getty Images The biggest decision for any big media chief executive officer is how much … Read more

DoorDash, Beyond Meat, AMC & more

A DoorDash sign is pictured on a restaurant on the day they hold their IPO in New York, December 9, 2020. Carlo Allegri | Reuters Check out the companies making headlines after the bell: DoorDash — Shares of the food delivery company popped 12% after a revenue beat. DoorDash reported revenue of $1.61 billion in … Read more