Netflix Stock Surges on Subscriber Beat

Netflix is pushing out content like the Bling Empire series to attract viewers. Courtesy of Netflix Text size Netflix posted better-than-expected subscriber growth in the fourth quarter, adding 7.66 million net new subscribers, well ahead of the 4.5 million the company had projected. The company also announced that founder and co-CEO Reed Hastings was moving … Read more

Tesla’s stock drop has been bad. But this company has hurt investors even more.

Elon Musk has been trying this week to defend Tesla’s abysmal stock performance in 2022. The electric vehicle giant has seen its stock plummet by 61% this year, making it the 11th-worst performing stock in the S&P 500 in 2022. “As bank savings account interest rates, which are guaranteed, start to approach stock market returns, … Read more

Disney overtook Netflix as the streaming leader, and is expected to widen the lead

Walt Disney Co. displaced Netflix Inc. as king of the video-streaming market, and it is expected to widen the gap. Disney DIS, +0.33% seized the mantle three months ago as its potent content troika of Disney+, Hulu and ESPN+ reached 221 million customers, edging Netflix’s 220 million subscribers. Analysts expect Disney to report more than … Read more

Netflix and Tesla stocks are not having a good year, but here comes a chance to turn it around

Two stocks that have defined Wall Street’s boom in the past decade — streaming giant Netflix Inc. and electric-vehicle maker Tesla Inc. — will hope to turn around some poor recent trajectories as earnings season kicks into a new gear this week. After swelling prices and results from JPMorgan Chase & Co. JPM, +1.66% and … Read more

Fed Chief Talks Tough on Inflation. There’s More Pain Ahead for the Stock Market.

From left: Fed officials Jerome Powell, Lael Brainard, and John Williams ponder the great outdoors during a break at the economic symposium at Jackson Hole. David Paul Morris/Bloomberg Text size Grand Teton National Park has a stark warning for visitors to the Wyoming mountain oasis. “Bears are active,” it says on its website. “Travel in … Read more

Apple, Visa, Microsoft, Exxon Mobil, Chipotle, and Other Stocks for Investors to Watch This Week

It will be a busy week on both the micro and macro fronts. Second-quarter earnings season ramps up, as more than 150 S&P 500 firms report, including Big Tech. The Federal Reserve’s policy committee will announce an interest-rate decision on Wednesday afternoon, and economists will get a look at a bevy of new data. Wednesday will … Read more

GameStop, Salesforce, Netflix, Alphabet, Nvidia, and Other Stocks for Investors to Watch This Week

Text size Uncredited U.S. stock and bond markets will be closed Monday for Memorial Day. A handful of major companies report later this week, with the economic-data highlight being jobs Friday. HP and Salesforce . com will report on Tuesday, followed by Chewy, GameStop , and Hewlett Packard Enterprise on Wednesday. CrowdStrike Holdings , Hormel Foods , Lululemon Athletica , … Read more

FuboTV Stock Tanks After Lowering North America Forecast

Text size Dreamstime Shares of fuboTV were plummeting on Friday after the sports streaming service slashed its guidance for North America. For the full year, fuboTV (ticker: FUBO ) expects to generate between $1.02 billion to $1.03 billion in revenue in North America, with 1.465 million to 1.485 million subscribers. FuboTV previously had predicted that … Read more

Apple Is the Last FAANG Standing

Apple is the last FAANG standing—and its earnings report this coming week could go a long way toward determining if the stock market bounces back or slides even further. As bad as this year has been for the stock market, it’s been even worse for the original FAANGs. While the S&P 500 has fallen 10.4% … Read more

Netflix Loses 200,000 Subscribers. Here’s What Wall Street Thinks.

Text size Henrik Jonsson/Dreamstime.com Netflix stock was slumping Wednesday after the streaming giant posted disappointing first-quarter earnings, prompting a flurry of price target cuts and critique from analysts. Netflix (ticker: NFLX ) lost 200,000 subscribers in the quarter, well below its guidance for 2.5 million net adds. The streaming service would have added 500,000 users … Read more