Disney Plussed

Disney (DIS) is pulling back sharply from its 1-day surge on the heels of subscriber numbers for Disney +

From Underwhelmed to Overwhelmed Disney (DIS) finally officially jumped into the streaming wars with its introduction of Disney +. The service launched on November 12, 2019 with a press release announcing: ” Disney+, the highly anticipated streaming service from The Walt Disney Company, launched today in the U.S., Canada, and The Netherlands. With nearly 500 … Read more

Cord-Cutters Rejoice: AT&T Unleashes the Data

A little over three months ago, I complained that AT&T (T) had greatly increased the cost of cutting the cord. At the time, AT&T delivered a notice to customers informing them of caps on internet usage. Customers exceeding caps for their respective plans would pay an overage fee: “Beginning on May 23, 2016, we will … Read more

Saving Money On Cable Part Two – Surviving the Challenges of A Cord-Cutter

Over four months ago, I wrote about my nascent experience with cutting the cord, aka dumping my cable subscription in “Saving Money On Cable – Inside the Experience of A Cord-Cutter“. I have learned a LOT since then. I can now refine my recommendations with this summary of my experience and learnings. Cutting the cord … Read more

The Disney Trade: A Two-Month Update

Two months ago I wrote “Disney’s Bearish Breakdown: A Case Study of Risk Management for Long-Term Investors” as a model for how to both respect a bearish development in a stock while staying focused on the long-term potential. Disney has already left those bearish tidings behind and is now ripping higher ahead of earnings on … Read more

Saving Money On Cable – Inside the Experience of A Cord-Cutter

It was early August, 2015 and Disney (DIS) had just created a ruckus by addressing “cord-cutting” and admitting softer than expected results at ESPN. Cord-cutting is the practice of cancelling subscription or pay-tv services like cable TV in favor of cheaper alternatives (including not watching TV at all). There is also growing interest in “never … Read more

Disney’s Bearish Breakdown: A Case Study of Risk Management for Long-Term Investors

The stock of Disney (DIS) has suffered a massive and very bearish breakdown this month. At the time of writing, the stock has lost 19% since closing at its last all-time high. Source: FreeStockCharts.com Disney’s first breakdown came earlier this month. The stock lost 9.2% and closed below its 50-day moving average (DMA) on extremely … Read more

T2108 Update (August 5, 2015) – The “Fleckenstein Indicator” Flashes Bright Red

(T2108 measures the percentage of stocks trading above their respective 40-day moving averages [DMAs]. It helps to identify extremes in market sentiment that are likely to reverse. To learn more about it, see my T2108 Resource Page. You can follow real-time T2108 commentary on twitter using the #T2108 hashtag. T2108-related trades and other trades are … Read more