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Wed Aug 26

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DCWD40 posted to the Disney board. 10:37 AM

Blade Movie Coming?

I am seeing this "rumor" in multiple places:

Bleeding Cool has previously reported that the newly to-be-relaunched Blade comic featuring the daughter of Blade, has been delayed.

I understand from well-connected sources
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Mon Aug 24

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DCWD40 posted to the Disney board. 12:37 PM

Gone to the movies...

The grandson and I enjoyed the Fantastic Four a week ago today. The theater was 3/4 full for a non-discount show at 2:25 PM. His review was, "Cool." He was fascinated by the science behind the character "powers." He is just 12 and [more]

Sun Aug 16

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DCWD40 replied to the Disney board. 2:20 PM

Re: A couple announcements

I like this. Disney is investing large amounts of money to create the environments that Universal has proven with Harry Potter are attendance blockbusters. What Universal does not have are Pixar and Star War characters to feed this new age of premier [more]

Tue Aug 11

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DCWD40 replied to the Disney board. 8:58 PM

Re: Cable Losses Continue

Not only is cable cutting getting attention, but this article might explain why Mr. Iger took the scissors to the ESPN budget:

Recent price volatility in the media sector got us wondering: is “Cord cutting” the home cable box in favor of [more]

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DCWD40 posted to the Disney board. 4:42 PM

Cable Losses Continue

The news about cable, and the options, are getting attention:

The largest swindle big business ever played on the American people — forcing us to pay huge cable bills for dozens of channels we never watch — is slowly coming apart. Even [more]

Sun Aug 9

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DCWD40 posted to the Disney board. 2:21 PM

Halloween Night Sold Out

I mentioned recently that WDW was very busy these days. Here is evidence of that:

Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party is now sold out for Halloween night on October 31 2015.

This is the first sold out night of this year's
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DCWD40 replied to the Disney board. 1:58 PM

Re: Fantastic Dud?

Weekend estimates are in for Fantastic Four (FF). It did so poorly in the US that Mission Impossible came in at #1 and FF was #2 with $26.2 million domestic; $34.1 international; $60.3 million total.

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DCWD40 posted to the Disney board. 12:58 AM

Fantastic Dud?

Fantastic Four may be headed for a very poor opening. This is what Forbes had to say before the movie opened.

If the entertainment press and media buzz is to be believed, the top ”trainwreck” of the cinematic summer isn’t Amy [more]

Fri Aug 7

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DCWD40 posted to the Disney board. 5:01 PM

Earnings Transcript

Here is the kink to the transcript:

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Wed Aug 5

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DCWD40 replied to the Disney board. 2:38 PM

Re: Revenue "Miss"

Wikipedia has a nice summary of the MagicBand:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MyMagic%2B#MagicBand

Disney will never share a lot of detail about its operations. As the [more]

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DCWD40 posted to the Disney board. 11:27 AM

Collectible Shareholders Certificate

I laughed today when I noticed an insert in a Disney mailing that said: "The Disney Collectible Shareholders Certificate is now available To purchase visit [more]

Tue Aug 4

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DCWD40 replied to the Disney board. 10:36 PM

Re: Revenue "Miss"

Surprise! Surprise! Disney ended the aftermarket session down $7.59 at $114.10 a share. Yikes!

From what I can surmise, the conference call turned the spotlight on ESPN.

It appears that analysts are now starting to ask questions [more]

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DCWD40 posted to the Disney board. 5:10 PM

Revenue "Miss"

Disney's stock is currently down $2.49 at $119.20 in after-hour trading.

Here is a quick summary of the earnings report. I'll look through the details later...

Revenue was up 5%. Segment operating income was up 7%.

Revenue [more]

Thu Jul 30

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DCWD40 replied to the Disney board. 5:28 PM

Re: Looking at puts

...I know everyone does not share this opinion, and hates any criticism of him...

I do not dislike your opinion. I am glad you post it. Keep saying what you think -- regardless of any of the feedback that may be [more]

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DCWD40 replied to the Disney board. 2:43 PM

Re: Looking at puts

What makes you still hold only a small position? Do you think institutions will sell the stock (or at least reduce positions), rightly or wrongly, once Iger leaves the CEO position?Should ESPN be sold once the new CEO is in place, given that Iger [more]

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DCWD40 posted to the Disney board. 2:11 AM

Kind words for Disney

Universal and Disney are getting kind words at BoxOfficeGuru.com:

Since the beginning of April, Disney and Universal have owned the box office with one of their films taking the number one spot 15 [more]

Mon Jul 27

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DCWD40 replied to the NVE Corporation board. 5:25 PM

Re: Earnings Conference Call; 20% Drop

SHR:

Lucky you. I am glad to know someone who will be there!

If I was there my top questions would be these.

1. Are there R&D contracts with anyone other than the government for Anti-Tamper? If not, are there limits to [more]

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DCWD40 posted to the Disney board. 5:10 PM

Looking at puts

When looking for trades I always like to review puts on long-running momentum stocks. I looked at Disney's chart yesterday and was staggered to see the beautiful bottom-left to top-right pattern:

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Thu Jul 23

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DCWD40 posted to the NVE Corporation board. 3:49 PM

Earnings Conference Call; 20% Drop

The earnings press release sent NVEC stock into freefall. At 3:45 PM, the stock is trading down 21.8%. Ouch!!

As always, it is worth listening to the conference call. The company plainly states they are raising prices as a means to ensure [more]

Mon Jul 6

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DCWD40 posted to the NVE Corporation board. 4:43 PM

New High

The chart says to me that someone is buying the available float. Note as this stock has starting its most recent rise that it has done so on volume that is multiple times larger than recent trading days.

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