Market News

April 23, 2013  Tue 7:30 AM CT

Streaming Growth Draws Buyers

Netflix reported first-quarter profit of $0.19, beating the $0.18 average analyst forecast. But the real news was the strong growth in subscribers to more than 29 million from 23.4 million a year earlier. The international streaming business was especially strong and its first original series, "House of Cards" also drove business. NFLX rockets 23 percent before the bell on my tradeMONSTER platform.

ARM Gains on Strong Results

ARM Holdings earned 5.3 pence a share in the first quarter on revenue of 170.3 million pounds. Analysts had only expected 4.4 pence and 158.8 million pounds, respectively. ARMH gains almost 10 percent in the premarket.

Coach Beats on Top, Bottom Lines

Coach earned $0.84, beating the $0.81 consensus estimate. Total sales of $1.19 billion also topped the $1.18 billion expected by analysts. COH gains 14 percent in early trading.
News Archives

Education & Strategy

Using puts to BUY stock

Puts are an options contract that gives buyers the right to sell their stock for a set price on or before a future date. However, puts can also be an effective way to BUY stock.

More education articles »