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Netflix's better than expected earnings was due to the explosion of Internet-connected TVs, tablets, and smartphones.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin sits down with Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, to talk about the company's blowout quarter and his plans to take on rivals and invest in original content.
U.S. stock index futures continued to trade mixed Thursday despite a better-than-expected jobless claims report, as disappointing Apple earnings weighed on technology stocks.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin talks to Netflix CEO Reed Hastings about what his company is doing to retain subscribers and expand its online video experience.
Discussing what Apple and Netflix's earnings says about where the companies are headed in 2013, and the powerful rally on Wall Street, with Abigail Doolittle, The Seaport Group; Michael Farr, Farr, Miller & Washington president; and David Goldman, Former Head of Fixed Income at Bank of America.
Netflix surprised the market with an unexpected profit. Its revenue and outlook also topped forecasts. Shares jumped more than 25 percent after-hours.
Stocks finished higher Wednesday, with the S&P 500 within striking distance of the 1,500 level and the Dow Jones closing at its best level in five years, lifted by a batch of stronger-than-expected earnings.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Wednesday:
Netflix has released its Q4 earnings, with Michael Pento, Pento Portfolio Strategies; Neil Hennessy, Hennessy Funds CIO; and CNBC's Brian Shactman and Julia Boorstin. The news is good.
Netflix shares are up ahead of the company's Q4 earnings report after today's closing bell. CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports investors are watching for the streaming subscriber data.
Take a look at some of Wednesday's midday movers:
Earnings beats from Google and IBM boosted Apple stock on Wednesday, as traders bet the one-time darling could regain some of its luster when it reports earnings after the bell.
A look at what investors can expect from Netflix's all important streaming subscriber number after the bell, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
U.S. stock index futures were flat Wednesday as investors digested a batch of corporate earnings results and following the recent rally that took major averages to their best levels in more than five years.
"I think the market is psychologically prepared to continue without Apple, and if Apple gets involved, it could give it a little bit of an adrenalin shot," one pro said.
A flood of earnings reports, including major technology and industrial companies, could make or break the stock market’s surprise January rally in the week ahead.
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Technical analyst Abigail Doolittle explains why she's turned bullish on Netflix. Fundamental analyst Matt Gohd disagrees. (3:51)
Shares in the media rental service jumped over 3 percent after Janney Capital Markets upgraded the stock from neutral to buy. Tony Wible, analyst at Janney, offers his outlook.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.