How is Disney doing these days? Not too shabby!

First Quarter results are in for the Walt Disney Company and investors are happy. Net Income more than doubled and Total Revenue was up by almost a billion. DVD sales and the return of advertising money helped pump the numbers up. Let’s not forget about ‘Cars’ and ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest" either. Advertising and retail sales related to High School Musical were also big earners for the company. Themepark attendance was up 3% generally, but down in Hong Kong and Anaheim. But that’s one shadow on an otherwise bright day.

Marketwatch, Reuters, and The AP have more

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