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*Netflix, DreamWorks shares jump after deal on programs. *Terex tumbles after outlook, Time Warner falls on downgrade.
*Netflix, DreamWorks jump after content deal. *Terex tumbles after outlook, TWC falls after downgrade. And since there are acceptable signs of growth in the economy, investors with a medium or longer-term horizon are happy to be buying in this environment, "said Jim McDonald, chief investment strategist at Chicago- based Northern Trust Global Investments.
*Netflix, DreamWorks jump after content deal. *Terex shares tumble after guidance update. NEW YORK, June 17- U.S. stocks rose 1 percent on Monday as investors speculated the Federal Reserve will reaffirm its commitment to supporting the economic recovery when it meets this week.
Michael Pachter, Wedbush Securities analyst, has a play on Netfilix's largest-ever deal for original content, series based on "Shrek" and "Kung-Fu Panda."
*Netflix, DreamWorks jump after content deal. *Terex shares tumble after guidance update. "There's hopes we'll get clarity from the Fed this week," said Peter Cardillo, chief market economist at Rockwell Global Capital in New York.
*Deal is Netflix's largest for original programming. *Netflix shares up 5 pct premarket. June 17- Video streaming service Netflix Inc is beefing up its original programming menu through a multi-year deal with DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc, the maker of movies such as Shrek, Madagascar and Kung Fu Panda.
U.S. stock index futures held their sharp gains across the board Monday, looking to recover after dropping in the previous week, after a report showed growth in the New York state manufacturing sector picked back up in June and ahead of the Fed's meeting.
*Netflix jumps after content deal with DreamWorks. *Terex shares tumble after guidance update. "There's hopes we'll get clarity from the Fed this week," said Peter Cardillo, chief market economist at Rockwell Global Capital in New York.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Netflix said a multi-year agreement with Dreamworks is its biggest deal ever for original first-run content and includes more than 300 hours of new programming.
WASHINGTON, June 10- The internet video streaming service Netflix Inc does not infringe on Rovi Corp patents for interactive television program guides, an International Trade Commission judge said in a preliminary decision. Netflix had been accused of infringing on four Rovi patents but was found innocent in all cases.
Is it time for investors in the Consumer Discretionary sector to exercise some discretion of their own?
Take a look at some of Thursday's midday movers:
As multiple bids have come in for Hulu, TheStreet.com gives a list of the possible runner-ups.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 4- Amazon.com Inc wrote its largest-ever check for a subscription-streaming deal, securing hundreds of mostly childrens' TV programs from Viacom Inc for its Internet video service and ratcheting up pressure on rival Netflix.
Kid programming is becoming the new battle ground in the war for the future of television, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
It’s time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.
*Portfolio adjustments trigger late session selloff. NEW YORK, May 31- U.S. stocks fell in late afternoon on Friday, setting major indexes on course for a weekly decline, but the S&P 500 was headed for its seventh straight month of gains, the longest winning streak since 2009..
Take a look at some of Friday's midday movers:
*S&P 500 on track for seventh straight month of gains. Data signals soft U.S. economy but not abrupt slowdown. NEW YORK, May 31- U.S. stocks held steady by midday on Friday in a volatile session with constant profit-taking and "buying the dip" activities keeping the market mostly unchanged.