Disney Defends ESPN as Consumers Cut Cords

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A conference call to discuss Walt Disney Co.’s financial results Tuesday became a forceful defense of ESPN in an age of cable cord-cutting, reflecting Wall Street’s concerns about the brand’s future.

Cloud-Computing Kingpins Slow to Adapt to Own Movement

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Services like Amazon, Google and Microsoft have the same worries as their customers: reliability and security.

MLB Tech Unit Wins NHL Streaming Business

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Major League Baseball’s technology arm has struck a deal to pay $600 million to the NHL for digital and television rights to its out-of-market games.

SEC Set to Approve CEO Pay-Gap Disclosure Rule

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Regulators are set to approve a contentious new rule requiring companies to disclose the pay gap between rank-and-file employees and the chief executive.

A Hard Lesson on Building in Chile

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Last August, Chilean billionaire Horst Paulmann completed what he expected to be a crowning achievement of his business career: South America’s tallest building. But the development is turning into a black eye.

Ailing Travelers CEO Fishman to Exit

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Jay S. Fishman is stepping down Dec. 1, handing over his job to Alan D. Schnitzer, who runs the company’s largest segment.

GM to Upgrade Flint, Mich., Plant

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General Motors will spend $877 million to upgrade a truck factory in Flint, Mich., amid solid demand for the auto maker’s Chevrolet and GMC full-size pickups.

Don't Bank on Freddie's Guarantee

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Freddie Mac’s big profit masked small earnings in its core business.

Bird in Regeneron's Hand Is Enough

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Strong Eylea sales sent Regeneron stock—and future expectations—ever higher.

Paring Sprint's Subscriber Gains

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Sprint’s fiscal first-quarter results showed better subscriber numbers and churn, but the company’s fundamental challenges remain.

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