Disney emphasizes China roots in Shanghai amid trade tension

Disney emphasizes China roots in Shanghai amid trade tension

Walt Disney Co. executives are emphasizing their Chinese connections as they launch an extension of the $5.5 billion Disney Resort in Shanghai amid rising trade tensions and threats of punishing tariffs from both Washington and Beijing. Bob Weis, a top Disney executive, says most of the labor and materials that went into the new Toy Story Land are from China. “We’re a local company,” he said at Thursday’s colorful launch. “Everything here is built and…

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New Dick’s Sporting Goods facility to expand, add jobs

New Dick’s Sporting Goods facility to expand, add jobs

A newly opened Dick’s Sporting Goods distribution center in New York’s Southern Tier is planning an expansion that will add an internet sales fulfillment center. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday that the Coraopolis, Pennsylvania-based sporting goods retailer will build a 245,000-square-foot addition on its facility in the Broome County Corporate Park in Conlink, outside Binghamton. Continue Reading Below The Democrat says the project will boost the site’s total employment to more than 500 full-time jobs…

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With Cruise, ‘A Quiet Place,’ Paramount ready for a comeback

With Cruise, ‘A Quiet Place,’ Paramount ready for a comeback

article Paramount Pictures is ready for its comeback story. Continue Reading Below On Wednesday at the CinemaCon convention in Las Vegas, studio chairman and CEO Jim Gianopulos announced a sequel to the breakthrough thriller “A Quiet Place,” two new Star Trek movies and trotted out its biggest star, Tom Cruise, to dazzle the audience of theater owners and exhibitors with stories of his death defying stunts in “Mission: Impossible — Fallout.” “It’s no secret we’ve…

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Editor who posted editorial on blog without permission fired

Editor who posted editorial on blog without permission fired

article An editor at The Daily Camera who published a critical editorial about the newspaper’s hedge fund owners without the publisher’s permission has been fired. Continue Reading Below Dave Krieger tweeted Wednesday night that he was fired earlier in the day, though he didn’t say why. The editorial page editor posted the piece on a blog April 14 after he said the newspaper’s publisher rejected it. It criticized cuts made by Alden Global Capital ….

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Is Corning Stock a Buy?

Is Corning Stock a Buy?

Corning Inc. (NYSE: GLW) isn’t a flashy, headline-grabbing tech stock, but it supplies key components to technologies we use every day. Its specialty glass goes into LCD screens large and small, its fiber optic cables play a key role in the modern telecommunications infrastructure, and its Gorilla Glass can be found in a wide array of smartphones. That Corning’s products are critical in such a wide variety of uses is part of what makes it…

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Better Buy: Domino’s vs. Papa John’s

Better Buy: Domino’s vs. Papa John’s

With all of the technological, political, and sociological disruption going on in the markets, there is one constant in American life that will always thrive: pizza. Whether in bull markets or bear markets, recessions or boom times, on special occasions or for everyday meals, people love a hot, fresh pizza — especially one that’s delivered to them quickly and affordably. So now seems like a great time to dissect two of the pure plays in…

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3 Stocks That Could Double in the Next Decade

3 Stocks That Could Double in the Next Decade

The recipe for successful long-term investing is simple in theory but difficult in practice: Buy shares of high-quality companies; pay reasonable prices for those shares; and hold on to them for many years, unless there are legitimate reasons to sell. Failing at any one of those steps will cause trouble. Any stock could double over the next decade, but only some have an above-average shot at doing so. These Motley Fool investors think Alphabet (NASDAQ:…

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Tax Cuts Give Ford’s First-Quarter Profit a Boost

Tax Cuts Give Ford’s First-Quarter Profit a Boost

Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) reported net income of $1.7 billion for the first quarter of 2018, up 9% from a year ago, an increase more than explained by a lower effective tax rate, the company said. Ford’s pre-tax result was down modestly on higher costs for key commodities and unfavorable exchange-rate movements. Ford’s revenue increased 7.4% from a year ago, to $42 billion. Continue Reading Below During Ford’s earnings presentation, CEO Jim Hackett announced…

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A Highly Liquid, High-Yield Bond ETF Option

A Highly Liquid, High-Yield Bond ETF Option

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com. The DWS high-yield bond ETF is quickly becoming a stable in fixed-income investors’ search for speculative-grade debt exposure. The Xtrackers USD High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (HYLB) has accumulated $1.2 billion in net assets under management. The fund comes with a relatively cheap 0.20% expense ratio, shows a 5.75% 12-month yield and trades an average […] Continue Reading Below Read more at ETFTrends.com > Free America Network Articles

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Paramount chair says ‘A Quiet Place’ sequel in the works

Paramount chair says ‘A Quiet Place’ sequel in the works

article “A Quiet Place” is getting a sequel. Continue Reading Below Jim Gianopulos is the Chairman and CEO of Paramount Pictures. He says Wednesday that the studio is developing a follow-up to the buzzy John Krasinski-directed thriller that’s currently in theaters. “A Quiet Place” has earned over $135 million from North American theaters in just over three weeks. It cost a modest $17 million to produce. Speaking to an audience of theater owners and exhibitors…

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