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Nolte: Because Their Product Stinks, Movie Theater Stocks Crash

Can five titles — It, Kingsman: The Golden Circle, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Justice League and Thor: Ragnarok — save Hollywood? Because it ain’t just the summer stinking up the 2017 box office. After a dismal second quarter, the third-quarter box office is expected to collapse -21% when compared to last year. That is six months of fail, folks — and now theater chain stocks are crashing, even as the stock market itself enjoys a bull market.

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Google Announces YouTube TV to Compete with Cable

Google announced on Tuesday the launch of the new YouTube TV service: a so-called “skinny bundle” that lets you stream select cable TV channels on any device at a much cheaper price than regular cable television providers.

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Embattled ESPN Cries Uncle: Streaming Now On the Table

ESPN, the left-wing sports network that has hemorrhaged 7 million subscribers in just two years, which translates into $1.3 billion in lost revenue, is floating the idea of throwing in the towel on the issue of streaming. Disney CEO Bob

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Netflix Now Boasts 65M Subscribers

Thanks to investments in original programming, with popular shows such as Orange is the New Black and House of Cards, Netflix added 2.5 million new subscribers in the second quarter of 2015.

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