The new trading week kicks off with Netflix
Netflix has been getting mixed reviews from analysts since its decision to split its pricing plans into DVDs and streams. Many couch potatoes aren't happy with what translates into a dramatic price increase unless they're willing to choose one format over the other.
Come Monday afternoon, we'll get Netflix's first conference-call opportunity to sell investors on the move.
What can brown do for you? UPS
Seriously, though, UPS is a great bellwether for the economy as a whole.
Ancestry.com runs the leading subscription-based genealogy website. IMAX offers supersized multiplex experiences and set a new global box-office opening-weekend record last week with Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2. Yandex is Russia's leading search engine.
Fridays are usually ho-hum affairs in terms of corporate events, but not during earnings season. Chevron
Until next week, I remain,
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