The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS): Current price $64.20
The underperforming Hong Kong Disneyland is developing an Iron Man-themed area, hoping that the Marvel superhero’s triumph at the Chinese box office will lend itself to enticing more visitors. In a Tuesday announcement, the park said the Iron Man Experience, which should open by late 2016, will include a thrill ride that will allow visitors to ”take flight with Iron Man on an epic adventure” involving a “battle against alien invaders” across Hong Kong. Also, enthusiasts will also be able to snap photos with the action character, see the various Iron Man suits created by alter ego Tony Stark, and visit a gift shop.
American Express Co. (NYSE:AXP): Current price $72.24
On Tuesday, American Express Serve announced a free nationwide cash load network and also the addition of new money management capabilities to its full-service reloadable prepaid account. Included in the new features are Bill Pay, Direct Deposit, Mobile Check Capture, Personal Financial Management Tools, and Reserve, which enables customers to put money aside for future expenses. These enhancements were created to address the requirements of the almost 70 million Americans who are underserved by traditional financial services.
Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO): Current price $22.75
Cisco reported Tuesday that the telecommunications service provider Belgacom has chosen the Cisco Aggregated Services Router 5000 to make possible the evolution of its network and supply subscribers with superior mobile Internet experiences. The Cisco ASR 5000 will provide the foundation for Belgacom’s new 4G long-term evolution network, allowing it to deliver higher bandwidth and greater intelligence for quicker mobile Internet services and an enhanced user experience for Belgacom subscribers.