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  • Is it 'Over' for Netflix?     Thursday, 16 Feb 2012 | 12:15 PM ET

    Michael Pacter, analyst at Webush Securities, explains why he thinks it's "over" for Netflix.

  • Activist Hedge Fund Moves Into Netflix, Gold Wednesday, 15 Feb 2012 | 1:05 PM ET

    Barry Rosenstein, founder of Jana Partners, is best known as an activist investor. The hedge fund manager made intriguing moves in the fourth quarter, buying more shares of Apple and making an outsized bet on Marathon Petroleum.

  • Erasing the Boundaries Monday, 13 Feb 2012 | 1:41 PM ET

    In the old days, you listened to music on your iPod while exercising. During an idle moment at the office you might use Google on your Microsoft Windows PC to search for the latest celebrity implosion.

  • Erasing the Boundaries Monday, 13 Feb 2012 | 9:28 AM ET

    In order to compete, tech companies are launching ‘coordinated’ gadgets that service multiple consumption habits, be it listening to music, watching movies, or making phone calls, the New York Times reports.

  • 5 Hedge Funds’ Top Stocks Soar After 2011 Rout Friday, 10 Feb 2012 | 11:49 AM ET

    Hedge funds, coming off their second-worst year in two decades, are on the rebound this year, but they’re still trailing the broader market. Here are some of their top stock picks.

  • News Corp. Beats Estimates on Studio, Cable Strength Wednesday, 8 Feb 2012 | 5:11 PM ET
    News Corp.'s headquarters in New York.

    Rupert Murdoch may still be struggling with News Corp.’s newspaper division as the hacking scandal racks up quite a bill, but his movie and TV studio and cable divisions are making gains. The media giant reported better than expected quarterly results Wednesday and announced that it’s taking a $87 million charge “related to the costs of the ongoing investigations initiated upon the closure of "The News of the World."

  • More Highs Ahead for Netflix?     Wednesday, 8 Feb 2012 | 11:10 AM ET

    A look at where Netflix is headed after flying high this year, with Jason Helfstein, Oppenheimer and Andy Hargreaves, Pacific Crest Securities.

  • Cramer Explains ‘Bizarre’ Market Action Monday, 6 Feb 2012 | 6:51 PM ET

    The "Mad Money" host gives investors the lowdown.

  • Coinstar Will Go to $72, Analyst     Monday, 6 Feb 2012 | 5:53 PM ET

    Breaking down Coinstar's earnings beat, and the headwinds facing the company as it prepares to enter the video streaming business with its acquisition of NCR, with Michael Pachter, Wedbush analyst.

  • Coinstar Beats Earnings Forecast on Redbox Growth Monday, 6 Feb 2012 | 5:38 PM ET

    Coinstar's earnings blew past Wall Street's expectations on Monday, sending the stock soaring in trading after the closing bell.

  • Netflix won’t feel the pressure from a new video-streaming venture from Verizon and Coinstar for a while, one analyst said.

  • Netflix's Original Content Play     Monday, 6 Feb 2012 | 2:31 PM ET

    Netflix is launching its first original series to grow its streaming business and shift its focus from DVD rentals, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Coinstar CEO Explains New Streaming Service     Monday, 6 Feb 2012 | 1:28 PM ET

    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 to Battle Netflix     Monday, 6 Feb 2012 | 12:11 PM ET

    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.

  • Netflix Launches Original Programming     Monday, 6 Feb 2012 | 10:35 AM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin has the story on Netflix's first foray into original programming.

  • Facebook

    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.

  • Trading the Facebook IPO Sympathy List     Tuesday, 31 Jan 2012 | 5:42 PM ET

    Speculators have been flocking to sympathy plays on social media stocks, and the list is growing daily. Jon Najarian, OptionMonster.com, discusses the second derivative trade on Facebook's IPO.

  • Tracking Sentiment in Social Media     Tuesday, 31 Jan 2012 | 5:35 PM ET

    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. 

  • Solar Stocks That May Die by 2014 Tuesday, 31 Jan 2012 | 12:27 PM ET
    Solar Panels on a residential roof.

    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?