Disney On Stream

Disney On Stream

In June of 2017, The Walt Disney Company also known as Disney (DIS) gathered with its board of directors to discuss the growth of two new business segments: direct-to-consumer and international, particularly seeking to expand the distribution of new streaming products, services, and offerings. A lot (not so quietly) has happened since then. Disney established a foothold in the direct-to-consumer marketplace by acquiring a 30% […]

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The Tax Grant Games

The Tax Grant Games

In 2014, Elon Musk secured $1.3 billion in tax grants from the state of Nevada to open a battery plant, this caught the attention of Jeff Bezos. Green with envy over Musk’s ability to pit five states against one another in a bidding war for thousands of manufacturing jobs – he wondered why Amazon was regularly accepting comparatively minuscule incentives. In 2017, an executive sent […]

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Musk’s Biggest Rocket: Tesla Stock

Musk’s Biggest Rocket: Tesla Stock

Tesla (TSLA) stock has gained 112% this year, boosting the company’s market value higher than that of General Motors Co (GM), Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV and Volkswagen AG… COMBINED! There is much speculation as to whether Tesla represents the future of electric vehicles or is over hyped – leaving many to question whether Tesla’s stock is driven by record revenue & fourth quarterly profit in […]

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Individual Retirement Accounts

Individual Retirement Accounts

The concept of saving for retirement is not addressed as early as it should be, in fact with all the alarming data, it is something that should be on the forefront of everyone’s thoughts. While most employers offer 401(k) plans to their employees, you should also be making contributions to a self driven retirement plan early in your career, especially when you’re earning less money. […]

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Barbarian’s at the Arcade

Barbarian’s at the Arcade

Private Equity Puppet: Dave & Buster’s Edition In late January, the Private Equity behemoth known as KKR disclosed a 10% stake in Dave & Busters (PLAY). Is this a case of Barbarian’s At The Arcade, where KKR makes radical changes to the company through a hostile takeover? Time will tell. KKR is typically known as a management friendly Private Equity firm who passively buy stakes […]

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