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For years, short-sellers have crawled all over Netflix, convinced the company’s shares were overvalued versus its expected growth path. And for years, they closed their short positions and went home with plenty of pain and no profits. That they would eventually be proved right in some measure certainly seemed plausible.
CNBC's Herb Greenberg discussing the backlash from recent pricing blunders at Netflix, and a look at what the company needs to do to win back its loyal base, with Mike Paul, MGP & Associates president.
How could a company that could do no wrong, suddenly do everything wrong? Sunil Gupta, Harvard Business School, and Steven Rattner, "Overhaul" author provide analysis of Netflix's recent blunders and whether it can get its customers back.
The Fast Money traders weigh in with the trade on Apple,Exxon Mobile and utilities, and the play on Netfix's plunge.
The king of bond funds is trying to make a go of it in equities. A look at where PIMCO is finding the best global value stocks, with Neel Kashkari, PIMCO head of global equities. Also, a look at the huge drop in Netflix's stock, with CNBC's David Faber and Gary Kaminsky.
Netflix stock has lost 56 percent of its value since July 13, when its shares reached an all-time high of $304.79.
The movie-rental giant is reeling from its pricing restructure, losing almost half its value since July. Debating whether the company will become a takeover target, with Andy Hargreaves, Pacific Crest senior research analyst, and CNBC's Herb Greenberg.
Last week’s moves in technology names told two strikingly different stories.
Tony Wible, Janney Montgomery Scott analyst, discusses Netflix's current challenges.
Stocks staged a strong comeback in the final hour of trading Monday, cutting their losses by more than half, following a report that the Greek finance minister official said the debt-ridden nation may be close to a deal with its international lenders, according to Reuters. Still, stocks ended lower, snapping a five-day winning streak.
Jon Rettinger, Technobuffalo president, discusses Netflix CEO Reed Hastings' apology, as well as the company's spinoff.
Growing fears of a Greek default sent both the S&P and Dow tumbling on Monday. Yet on the very same day Apple made another new high.
Now that the movie rental giant is separating its DVD and streaming services, is now the time to invest? Insight with Michael Pachter, Wedbush Securities and CNBC's Jon Fortt.
When Netflix raised the price of its DVD-plus-streaming video package 60 percent, its customers revolted. Netflix may be trying to stem the exodus by splitting its service in two.
At first I wasn't sure what to think of the news that Netflix is splitting its streaming and DVD operations into two distinct businesses, yet still (if I'm interpreting this correctly) keeping everything under the Netflix corporate banner. Then I wondered: Would they be doing this if it were a private company?
Futures tumbled Monday as investor sentiment was dragged lower amid renewed concerns over Greek debt and disappointment over the results of a meeting of European finance ministers over the weekend.
It's been a tough and volatile road to be short Netflix (as we have been since the first quarter of 2011); our thesis then was that Netflix was getting into what we considered "the perfect storm".
US stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Wall Street Friday, after strong gains in the previous session, as investors waited nervously for news from a meeting of global finance ministers this weekend.
On Friday the Fast traders were looking at the rapidly changing tech landscape after RIM sorely disappointed the Street. Who wins and who loses? You may be surprised!
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