If properties with keen fans base themselves as part of a subscription-driven service, the industry's consensus is that nobody can match the arsenal that Disney possesses.
Nevertheless, there is no success with such a startup project.
2. Uber IPO: Uber is expected to enter paperwork as soon as Thursday into what is probably one of the largest public offerings ever for a technology company.
IPO fights Uber's quick and very public effort to overtake its internal culture and move past a long list of scandals that experienced the company.
Uber still faces problems: The company lost $ 1
3. Brexit Delayed (Again): The European Union has given Britain a six-month delay to Brexit with the opportunity to leave earlier if the UK Parliament can agree on an agreement.
The British pound was flat Thursday, as the news of the delay did not come as a big surprise.
Businesses and investors will be relieved that the United Kingdom has now been avoiding crashing out of the EU without an agreement. But the delay will prolong the uncertainty that has already damaged the UK economy.
"The situation remains unpleasant and potentially unstable," says CEO Holger Schmieding at Berenberg bank.
On Thursday, the International Energy Agency said that OPEC's crude oil production fell to 30.1 million barrels per day in March, about 3.3 million barrels a day below the cartel's sustainable capacity. Lower supply, due to intentional cuts and sanctions, has helped US oil prices rise by 50% to $ 64 a barrel from $ 42.53 on Christmas Eve.
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