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How Netflix, Inc. Uses Big Data to Grow Sales and Shareholder Value

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) stock has doubled in the last 12 months, climbing steadily from $160 per share to $328.19 per share as of Wednesday’s close. In recent years, the company has been spending more and more money on content development — a reality that’s left NFLX with over $15 million in liabilities in 2017 compared to a third of that total in 2014.

That trend is....More>>>

3 Rocket Stocks You Need to Take a Close Look at Right Now

Last year we had historically low volatility. Long-term investors loved it, as the major U.S. indices churned out record profits. Short-term traders? Not so much.

They want some volatility and 2018’s reversion back to some normal volatility levels has been refreshing. Plus, these bouts of volatility can give long-term investors the buying opportunity they’ve been looking for.

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How Warren Buffett Decides It's Time to Sell a Stock

Warren Buffett’s favorite holding period is forever, as he often remarks, but it doesn’t always work out that way. In reality, the Oracle of Omaha and his team sell stocks regularly, and for a variety of reasons. In fact, of the nine major stock positions in Berkshire Hathaway’s (NYSE:BRK-A) (NYSE:BRK-B) portfolio 25 years ago, only three remain today.

However, there are....More>>>

How Warren Buffett Decides It's Time to Sell a Stock

Warren Buffett’s favorite holding period is forever, as he often remarks, but it doesn’t always work out that way. In reality, the Oracle of Omaha and his team sell stocks regularly, and for a variety of reasons. In fact, of the nine major stock positions in Berkshire Hathaway’s (NYSE:BRK-A) (NYSE:BRK-B) portfolio 25 years ago, only three remain today.

However, there are....More>>>

As Comcast Torpedoes Disney’s Fox Deal, Which Stocks Emerge a Buy?

Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOXA) is getting a lot of attention these days from two entertainment powerhouses. First, Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) offered an all-stock deal for most of Fox’s film, television, cable channels and National Geographic and FX properties, as well as its regional sports networks. Then, after the Fox board approved the terms of the deal, cable giant Comcast....More>>>

Why Is the Market Ignoring the Great Results From Disney's First Quarter?

In this segment of the MarketFoolery podcast, host Mac Greer is joined by Motley Fool analysts Andy Cross and Matt Argersinger to talk about Disney’s (NYSE:DIS) first-quarter earnings, which were more than solid: Studio revenue was up, with both its media networks and its parks and resorts segments beating expectations. Yet investors on the whole remained pessimistic.

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IMAX Delivers a Heroic Quarter

The box-office performance of Disney’s (NYSE:DIS) Black Panther in February helped prove what IMAX (NYSE:IMAX) shareholders long have known: Moviegoers are willing to pay up for a premium experience to see their favorite blockbuster. For the third successive quarter, however, IMAX has exceeded investor’s expectations, while Wall Street shrugged its collective shoulders.

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What Will Comcast Corporation Buy Next? Its Sky or Die

In the battle between the media titans, Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) appears to have the upper hand against Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA). Both have placed substantial bids for Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOXA), as acquiring it aligns with each competitor’s long-term strategy. That said, Fox shareholders prefer Disney. If this deal is finalized, what will Comcast Corporation buy....More>>>

With Trump Iran Announcement In Focus, US Stock Futures Fall

Geopolitical concerns once again appear in the forefront for investors as President Trump is set to announce his decision on whether to reimpose sanctions on Iran.

If that happens, it will likely cut into the global supply of oil, providing upward pressure for crude prices. That would bode well for energy producers, but it would raise costs for consuming companies such as manufacturers who....More>>>

Dow Jones Today Falls 61 Points as Markets Brace for Trump’s Iran Nuclear Deal Decision

The Dow Jones today projected a 61-point decline as investors prepared for the president’s announcement on Iran. According to European diplomats, U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to withdraw the United States from the deal, despite the fact that rejecting the pact is likely to foster an international crisis.

As global upheaval continues to rock market, gold has staged a....More>>>