On Wednesday, Coinstar revealed details of its Redbox movie-streaming service. The direct attack on Netflix sent Coinstar up as much as 4 percent, while Netflix shares traded nearly 8 percent higher.
Under a new deal, Disney will provide first-run motion pictures to Netflix. Here's why it sounds like a terrible idea. TheStreet.com reports.
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Yesterday, Netflix shares jumped 14% on news that the company has struck a deal with Disney to stream Disney, Pixar, and Marvel movies beginning in 2016.
Disney and Netflix are in a content-streaming deal, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
Take a look at some of Wednesday's midday movers:
Securing the rights to first-run Disney movies starting in 2016 is a big deal for Netflix — it sent Netflix shares soaring. It's the first time the streaming video service has acquired the rights to a major studio films in the 'premium TV' window, beating HBO, Showtime and Starz.
The deal gives Netflix a leg up in the children's context, with the Fast Money team.
Stocks finished slightly lower across the board Tuesday after wavering in a narrow range for most of the session as investors remained cautious amid the ongoing "fiscal cliff" discussions in Washington.
Netflix shares skyrocketed on Tuesday after the streaming video service announced it scored an exclusive deal with Disney.
The deal between Netflix and Disney does not kick in until 2016, but Netflix's stock is on fire today. Porter Bibb, MediaTech Capital Partners; Jay Yarrow, Business Insider; and CNBC's Julia Boorstin, provide perspective.
Netflix has scored big movie rights with Disney. CNCB's Julia Boorstin reports the details.
Netflix will be the exclusive U.S. subscription TV service for Disney's first-run content, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
"Twilight" sucked more money out of theaters over the weekend with $17.4 million in U.S. and Canadian ticket sales.
Investors should be careful because the quality of corporate bonds has peaked, experts say.
As we head into the end of the year, there are amazing things happening in the financial markets all surrounding the "Fiscal Cliff."
Take a look at some of Thursday's morning movers.
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New home sales dropped slightly in October, and Barbara Corcoran, Real Estate Mogul & NBC Real Estate Contributor, weighs in on the housing recovery. "The housing market is stronger than people think it is," she says.
As expected, News Corp. is acquiring a 49 percent equity stake in the Yankees Entertainment and Sports Network, known as the YES Network.