When shopping his comedy special, comic Jim Jefferies chose Netflix over broadcast and cable television. And he's not the only one.» Read More
Netflix landed on the trader radar after the firm inked a deal with Warner Brothers and CBS for CW Network programming. What should you make of the development?
The Fast Money traders with the trade on Google, and breaking down its blowout Q3 earnings, with CNBC's Jon Fortt, and Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray senior research analyst.
Stocks came off their worst levels in a volatile session Thursday, but still closed mixed as investors remained cautious following JPMorgan earnings and a tepid Chinese economic report.
Buy a movie once, watch it anywhere, on any Internet-connected device, through the cloud . That's the new business model making waves in Hollywood. Apple's in advanced negotiations with the movie studios to offer movies through its iCloud service and UltraViolet, from a consortium of media and tech companies, rolls out its first cloud-enabled DVDs this week. And Hollywood's hoping that these new options will grow digital movie sales to compensate for DVDs' decline.
Miles Nadal, chairman & CEO of MDC Partners, one of the world's largest marketing communications firms, weighs in on the economy's impact on advertising. He also discusses whether ad revenue is a recession indicator.
CNBC's David Faber and Julia Boorstin have the details on the four year licensing agreement between Netflix and CW.
On the eve of Google’s earnings, rumors abound about a possible deal for Google to take over Akamai.
Netflix shares are down more than 5% over the past two days and 47% in the last month. Arvind Bhatia, Sterne Agee managing director weighs in on the future outlook for the company.
KNTV's Scott Budman reports shares of Apple rose 5% today on news pre-orders for its iPhone 4S topped one million; Netflix is scrapping plans to split its business into two divisions; and another hedge fund is going under, Longacre Fund is winding down after greater than expected redemptions.
Netflix's stock had a roller coaster day following the company's reversal of a plan to re-brand its DVD-by-mail service as "Qwikster." First the stock soared on the news that the company is ditching the new Qwikster brand; but then...
Stocks surged in the final minutes of trading to close at session highs Monday, led by banks, amid optimism that France and Germany's pledge would help resolve the euro zone debt crisis and rescue the region's struggling financials.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin has the story on Netflix shares rising on the news they will abandon the original plan to separate DVD rental business from its online video streaming business.
Richard Ross, global technical strategist for Auerbach Grayson, said this rally was sustainable in the short term, although his outlook for the intermediate and long-term trends is bearish.
If you’re among the throngs of investors hitting the buy button Monday the Fast traders have a word of caution. The catalyst behind the gains my not be as it appears.
Netflix shares shooting up this morning on news of a reversal of strategy and CNBC's Julia Boorstin has the details. Also, Dan Ernst, Hudson Square Research Principal weighs in.
Tony Wible, analyst with Montgomery Scott, just upgraded Netflix this morning to neutral from sell.
The meeting between French President Nicolas Sarkozy and German Chancellor Angela Merkel over the weekend produced a vague consensus: Sarkozy has agreed that the old July 21 agreement is no longer workable and that Greek debtholders will have to take a larger haircut than the 21 percent reduction that was originally proposed. Merkel seems to be bending on using the EFSF to at least partially recapitalize banks.
Futures were sharply higher Monday, tracking gains in Europe where investors were encouraged by German and French promises to unveil new measures to combat the debt crisis in the region by the end of the month.
Steve Jobs was so much more than a gadget guru — he challenged movie, music, video game gurus, and even the advertising to "think different." Jobs left a massive legacy across the media business, pushing for an overhaul of content distribution.
Microsoft is set to make a big announcement today with its Xbox. Rumor has it that Steve Ballmer is bringing TV service to your game console. Rick Sherlund, Nomura Securities, shares his insight from the Oracle World Conference.