Yahoo Finance entertainment reporter Allie Canal breaks down opening weekend forecasts for "Minions: The Rise of Gru", previous July 4th box office records, "Top Gun: Maverick" breaking $1 billion, and previews upcoming summer blockbusters.
There's little question that the first half of 2022 was brutal for investors, ending with both the S&P 500 (SNPINDEX: ^GSPC) and the Nasdaq Composite Index (NASDAQINDEX: ^IXIC) in bear market territory. Amazon, MercadoLibre, and Roku haven't been immune -- they're down 42%, 66%, and 82%, respectively, from the highs they hit last year.
The first half of the year has been rough for Walt Disney (NYSE: DIS) and its investors. The stock is down 39% at the midpoint of 2022. As one of the more well-rounded media companies, there's always something going on at the House of Mouse.