NHL Power Rankings: Panthers score their way to No. 1; drama heating up in Pacific Division
The Panthers' offensive firepower earns them the top spot, and on the other coast the Pacific Division is providing some serious dramaAccording to MoneyPuck.com, the Golden Knights, Flames, Oilers, Kings, Sharks and Ducks all have at least a 25% chance to make the playoffs. Let's assume Vegas runs away with the division crown, which seems likely, and the race below that gets really fascinating.
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that Microsoft Activision Blizzard (WKN: A0Q4K4) buys for nearly 70 billion US dollars, hit a bomb last week. It shows that the large Tech Group would like to put more stronger on video games in the future. But also that this market for content, media usage and entertainment can generally be very crucial.
Whether there are other such acquisitions, which is natural with a large question mark. Who wants to put on content or the evaluation, but should put two strong companies in my eyes. Whether you become a takeover goal, that's another question. But they are at least interesting, which is concerned with their content and competitive position in the market of video games.
Russell Westbrook actually had fun in Lakers' win over the Jazz; will it turn his season around?
Good morning, Los Angeles. How are the vibes this morning? Are you feeling a little less tension in your shoulders and neck after the Lakers defeated the Jazz? These two teams (both carrying names that greatly misrepresent the city they moved to after relocating from…These two teams (both carrying names that greatly misrepresent the city they moved to after relocating from previous locations) faced off to close the slate of excellent basketball games held on Martin Luther King Day. The Lakers had lost three games in a row coming into the match and the vibes were so bad that LeBron James had to apologize to fans.
Better Content as Activision Blizzard? The Nintendo share!
Content in the video game segment is naturally taste matter and we can argue about whether Nintendo (WKN: 864009) or Activision Blizzard own more popular content. What we do not need to discuss is that the Japanese have a very wide fundus of popular content. Although
Nintendo is also active in other areas, for example as licensors for amusement parks. But: with franchises like The Legend of Zelda, Super Mario, Donkey Kong, Pokémon and other popular franchises has a very popular game base. However, the Japanese Group is also active in the console segment. Whereby you even have released your own streaming service for gaming with the switch and switch online. Without a doubt an exciting starting position for investors.
Hochul unveils $216 billion spending plan for New York in first budget address
Bolstered by federal COVID funds and unexpectedly high tax receipts, Hochul sought to strike a fiscal balance as she laid out a spending plan she described as “socially responsible and fiscally prudent.” The proposed budget includes $31.2 billion in education spending, a $2 billion increase, $10 billion to bolster the pandemic-ravaged health care industry, $1.4 billion for child care and $32.8 billion for infrastructure projects.Accelerated tax cuts for middle-class earners and $2.2 billion in property tax relief are also included as part of the proposal as well as a plan to bring casinos to New York City.
Whether this operational, but very wide focus from Nintendo as with Activision Blizzard makes a takeover goal, that's another question. With the strong content and a market capitalization of € 56.3 billion, the valuation dimension is quite similar. Maybe a share that Foolishe investors should keep in mind with a long breath. Especially if Content becomes an increasingly important currency in the entertainment segment.
Take-Two: Measured by the stock market value really small!
Take-Two (WKN: 914508) is more of a direct former competitor of Activision Blizzard. The company is also a pure game developer, which increases focus on content. However, the evaluation is comparatively small. With a market capitalization in the amount of US $ 19 billion, the company may already be a takeover destination.
Even if not: In the market of the Content, the company founded in 1993 also has strong classics. Above all, the Grand-Theft Auto Series (GTA) and Red Dead Redemption have beaten high waves in recent years. Classics are rather Duke Nukem, the Max Payne series or the Mafia series. For investors looking for content, this is definitely an exciting connection point.
Tesla investors make pressure: Elon Musk should repay $ 13 billion because of SolarCity Deal - Tesla Share Nevertheless predatory
The purchase of Solarcity by Tesla in 2016 could have an expensive stake for the electric car new. Investors doubt the assumption of Tesla Chef Elon Musk and demand a payback in a billion level. © Provil by Finanzen.net Daniel Roland / AFP / Getty Images • Tesla shareholders demand judge to print on Elon Musk on • Solarcity purchase was "rescue operation" • Musk should return shares from the deal 2, 6 billion US dollars has placed the electric automatic Tesla 2016 on the table to buy the solar
for itself, Take-Two of course always relies on the release of first-class content. Although the GTA series alone should provide all jumper years for strong sales. Whether it comes to a takeover as with Activision Blizzard, that stands, as I said, in the stars. But a comparatively small company with popular content is possibly a suitable destination. In particular, if the market fragments more fragment.
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San Jose takes on Huberdeau and the Panthers .
San Jose Sharks (22-19-2, fifth in the Pacific) vs. Florida Panthers (30-9-5, first in the Atlantic) Sunrise, Florida; Saturday, 6 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Jonathan Huberdeau and Florida take on San Jose. Huberdeau is third in the NHL with 59 points, scoring 16 goals and recording 43 assists. The Panthers are 22-3-0 on their home ice. Florida leads the league shooting 36.2 shots per game while averaging 4.0 goals. The Sharks are 11-10-0 in road games. San Jose has surrendered 18 power-play goals, stopping 83.3% of opponent chances.The matchup Saturday is the first meeting of the season between the two teams.