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Shares of Verizon and Coinstar are trading higher on news that they are teaming up to battle Netflix in video streaming, with Paul Davis, Coinstar CEO, and Bob Mudge, Verizon Consumer and Mass Business Markets president.
Verizon and Redbox are teaming up to take on Netflix, offering a service that lets customers rent DVDs as well as download and stream video. Which names are best positioned to win the streaming wars? John Blackledge, analyst at Credit Suisse, explains.
Anxious investors not wanting to wait for Facebook’s public debut have been snapping up shares of companies that stand to benefit from the social-networking giant's mega-IPO.
Rishab Ghosh, Topsy Labs, discusses tracking negative and positive comments on Twitter & Facebook to find out ahead of time how a stock will perform.
Since the beginning of the year, buying the losers and selling the winners seems to have paid off.
Is the solar stock rally merited, in a sector where supply is still running ahead of demand, and profitability — even for the best-run manufacturing operations — could be slim to none in 2012?
A January rally in December laggards was not due to short covering, a research analyst says.
Two momentum names. Two key earnings events. But that’s where the similarities end from last Friday’s Options Action.
Stocks finished lower in thin trading Thursday following a disappointing new home sales report and as earlier enthusiasm faded over the Fed's decision to hold interest rates near zero until at least 2014.
A look at some of Thursday morning's early movers: AT&T, 3M, Caterpillar and more.
"It just adds up to a high-risk environment," one pro says. "If you see this kind of excess bullish sentiment, history is pretty clear: You want to move to the sidelines."
Netflix was slaughtered last year, but up 55% so far in 2012. Investors liked what they heard from earnings, but CNBC's Herb Greenberg isn't convinced.
Despite Netflix's apparent turnaround, which has most of Wall Street upgrading the stock, analyst Barton Crockett of Lazard did just the opposite, calling the online video and DVD company a 'money loser in 2011'.
Since the beginning of 2012, the NASDAQ Composite has risen about 8 percent, followed by the S&P 500 and Dow, up 5 and 4.7 percent, respectively.
Netflix reports a jump in subscriber base and forecasts improving margins for its streaming business. Insight on the Q4 results Barton Crockett, Lazard Capital Markets director/senior media & entertainment analyst.
Stocks ended near session highs Wednesday, reversing their early declines, as the market cheered news that the Fed will not raise interest rates until at least 2014 in addition to maintaining its highly accommodative stance to support the recovery.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Netflix shares soared in after-market trading on better-than-expected Q4, leading one investment pro to say the stock could be “an easy double this year.”
It’s been a roller coaster ride for Netflix and now the stock is speeding north after hours on better-than expected fourth quarter results.
The Fast Money crew, weigh in on the trade on Netflix's blockbuster earnings, and how to play the results, with Whitney Tilson, T2 Partners, saying streaming is the future of Netflix's business. Also, Michael Pachter, Wedbush Securities explains why he has an "underperform" rating on the stock, explaining the company's business model hurts share performance.