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Goldman Bankers (Mostly) Upbeat on Tech M&A and IPO Trends
Cash repatriation and favorable macro conditions could lead the pace of tech acquisitions to pick up. But tech giants are said to be nervous about opening themselves to regulatory scrutiny.
AT&T Divestitures Could Lower Time Warner Leverage
Even if AT&T has an IPO DirecTV, closes a wireless spectrum sale and finds a buyer for its data centers, Moody's estimates most of the cash it needs to hit leverage targets would likely come from operations.
Disney Has Big Strengths -- and Weaknesses -- as it Takes on Netflix and Amazon
The media giant's unique intellectual property and sports rights provide a path to success. But Netflix and Amazon's scale advantages are nothing to gloss over.
Top Things to Look for in Disney's Earnings Report on Tuesday
Disney CEO Bob Iger gets another chance to tout the benefits of Disney's mega-deal with Fox on Tuesday after the close.
Tech Giants Amazon, Microsoft, Google and IBM Keep Their Heads in the Cloud
The cloud drove results for many of tech's biggest companies in the fourth quarter.
The Really Big Money Rushes to Super Bowl
This will be the ninth consecutive year when the big game tops that 100 million-viewers mark.
Time Warner Inc. Provides 2018 Full-Year Business Outlook
Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX) today provided its 2018 full-year business outlook.
Time Warner Inc. Reports Fourth-Quarter And Full-Year 2017 Results
Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX) today reported financial results for its fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2017.
The S&P 500 Has Gone Parabolic, So Hurry Up and Buy These 22 Stocks
Stocks continue to show little desire to go down. With optimism over tax reform still rising, one research outfit has identified 22 stocks worth buying right now.
How Disney's Deal for Fox Could Drive a Whole New Wave of Media M&A
The fear of being left behind in a race for premier film and TV producers is likely to spur more industry consolidation. Lions Gate and MGM stand out in a diminishing field of independent studios with quality libraries.
Comcast Results Shed Light on Impact of Tax Cuts, Cord Cutting
Chairman and CEO Brian Roberts said Comcast would boost its dividend and buy back $5 billion in shares, in part due to the tax cuts. But Comcast should still have funds left over to invest more in its business or to buy other companies.
Verizon CEO: Don't Expect Any Huge Media Acquisitions From Us
Tax cuts will give Verizon an extra $3.5 billion to $4 billion in operating cash flow, but Lowell McAdam says the telecom isn't planning to use the funds for any kind of blockbuster media deal.
U.S. Stock Futures Turn Lower, Fall Off Record-Setting Pace
European stocks are mixed and U.S. stock futures turn lower early Tuesday.
Netflix Set for Unbelievable $100 Billion Market Cap After Subscriber Surge
Netflix's plans to spend $8 billion on content this year will keep its cash flow deeply in the red, but investors continue to reward the streaming service's ambitions with record high share prices and a $100 billion market cap.
Why Lions Gate Is a Major Player in Consolidating Hollywood
In the wake of Disney's megadeal with Fox, Lions Gate could attract suitors from Amazon to Verizon.
Apple Readies Likely Huge Capital Return Program, and Rivals May Soon Follow
The iPhone maker plans to repatriate nearly all of its offshore cash, and much of it will likely go towards dividends and buybacks. It might not be long before other tech giants make similar announcements.
Cypress Semi, Media Industry Execs: Expect a Lot More M&A in 2018
The chipmaker's CEO and CFO, as well as several media chiefs in a panel discussion, argued at CES that their respective industries aren't close to seeing their mergers and acquisitions waves end.