The following video is from Tuesday's MarketFoolery podcast, in which host Chris Hill and analysts Matt Argersinger and Jason Moser discuss the top business and investing stories of the day.
Shares of Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX ) soared on Tuesday in the wake of better-than-expected earnings. Netflix announced that it added 2 million new U.S. customers in the first three months of 2013. Netflix CEO Reed Hastings attributed the company's succes to the "halo effect" from the Netflix original series House of Cards.
Will Netflix continue to find success with original programming? Will Netflix need to raise prices as it expands its original programming? To what extent can Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN ) slow Netflix's growth? Should investors buy Netflix? In this installment of MarketFoolery, our analysts discuss the future of Netflix.
The relevant video segment can be found between 1:16 and 10:24.
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