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  • Netflix earnings: What the Street is looking for Monday, 19 Jan 2015 | 4:18 PM ET

    As Netflix prepares to release its Q4 results, analysts point to one particular albatross weighing on the streaming service's shares: user growth.

  • Spotify shakes off Taylor Swift spat as users hit 60M Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 8:44 AM ET
    Taylor Swift performing

    Spotify added 2.5 million paying subscribers and 10 million users in the last two months of 2014, despite a backlash from stars.

  • Midday movers: Chevron, Hess, Morgan Stanley & more Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 12:55 PM ET
    Wall Street subway station NYSE

    Some of Tuesday's midday movers:

  • Chobani plans to name a new chief executive in the first half of 2015 and among the candidates to replace company founder Hamdi Ulukaya as CEO is interim president and chief operating officer Kevin Burns, a senior partner at Texas- based TPG with a reputation as a turnaround expert with experience in manufacturing. Ulukaya will remain chairman, Chobani's Chief...

  • LOS ANGELES, Dec 29- Consumers paid $15 million in just four days to watch "The Interview" from the comfort of their couches, building expectations that other hot, new films might also make their debut online. But Hollywood is not quite ready to give that to viewers, experts say. The experiment, a last-ditch effort by the unit of Sony Corp to keep "The Interview" alive...

  • In Disney's hands, fairy tales grow up Wednesday, 24 Dec 2014 | 1:51 AM ET

    Audiences seem to be falling out of love with traditional fairy tales and their happy endings.

  • Retailer Colleen Rast, who sells new brand-name apparel and vintage collectibles through eBay and Amazon, was hit with a $150 customs bill when a New Zealand boutique returned a shipment with a retail value of $1,000. Small firms accounted for more than half of eBay's U.S., British and German cross-border holiday transactions in 2013. This year, 27 percent of...

  • Midday movers: Delta Air Lines, Exxon Mobil & more Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 1:05 PM ET
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    Some of Thursday's midday movers:

  • BERLIN/ LONDON, Nov 27- Subdued food price inflation in Europe is unlikely to pick up any time soon, adding to the pressure on mainstream grocers as they struggle with changing shopping habits and competition from discounters. Prices paid in Europe for fast-moving consumer goods rose at their slowest pace since 2010 in the third quarter, and fell in Spain, France...

  • What will Nielsen's streaming measurement reveal? Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 4:02 PM ET
    File photo of a protest sign aimed at Nielsen ratings.

    Nielsen's measurement of online streaming may help companies evaluate licensing of shows and see how many people still watch on TVs.

  • The report was based on Nielsen data on advertising exposure from 2013 and was funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. But Yale researchers said beverage companies continued to reach young people through sites like Facebook and Twitter as well as mobile apps, and much of that marketing promoted unhealthy products. The Yale report examined total...

  • Early Movers: LOW, SPLS, PETM, DRI, DG & more Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 8:12 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Oct 30- MasterCard Inc reported a better-than-expected 15.5 percent jump in quarterly profit as efforts to expand its international business pay off, with more people willing to use cards instead of cash. "We are pleased with the announcement and see it as a good step in the right direction," MasterCard Chief Executive Ajay Banga said on a post-earnings...

  • Oct 30- MasterCard Inc reported a better-than-expected 15.5 percent jump in quarterly profit as a rise in global consumer confidence encouraged its customers to use cards to make purchases. MasterCard's net income rose to $1.02 billion, or 87 cents per share, in the third quarter ended Sept. 30 from $879 million, or 73 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • Oct 29- Visa Inc, the world's largest credit and debit card company, reported a better-than-expected adjusted quarterly profit as improving consumer confidence worldwide encouraged more shoppers to use plastic. On an adjusted basis, the company's net income rose 14 percent to $1.4 billion, or $2.18 per Class A share, for the quarter ended Sept. 30.

  • LONDON, Oct 29- Consumer confidence in the United States jumped in the third quarter and improved globally, although people were more optimistic about job prospects than their personal finances, a survey showed on Wednesday. India remained the most bullish consumer market, while Italy became the most pessimistic, according to the survey by global information...

  • Early movers: UPS, MRK, PFE, MCD, DRI, HLF & more Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 7:47 AM ET

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • US corporations make big money, cut out on taxes Monday, 14 Jul 2014 | 12:03 PM ET

    Big U.S. corporations are benefiting from a "new exceptionalism," allowing them to skip out on their domestic tax bills, The Washington Post says.

  • It's official: Craft brewers are beating big beer Sunday, 2 Mar 2014 | 1:00 PM ET
    Holy City Brewing from Charleston, S.C.

    Despite a slowdown in traditional beer production, craft breweries are experiencing almost a 10 percent increase because of shifting consumer tastes.

  • Google strikes ad measurement deal with comScore Monday, 10 Feb 2014 | 6:36 PM ET
    A sign is posted on the exterior of Google headquarters on January 30, 2014 in Mountain View, California.

    Google signed a major advertising deal with comScore to help it win more business from big brands like Kellogg. USA TODAY reports.