Netflix (Nasdaq: NFLX) Stock Is Down 25% on This One Key Number in Earnings

Netflix Inc. (Nasdaq: NFLX) stock plummeted more than 25% in afterhours trading today (Wednesday) after the company’s Q3 earnings report showed lackluster subscriber growth.

NFLX added just 980,000 U.S. subscribers during the quarter, well below analysts’ prediction of 1.37 million. Globally, the company added 3.02 million subscribers. Netflix had previously predicted 3.69 million new global subscribers.

And while today’s sell-off is concerning, the worst part for shareholders is that NFLX missed on this figure in today’s earnings report…

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More than an "Ebola Stock" – This Medical Leader Is a Long-Term Profit Machine

For weeks, investors have been chasing one "Ebola stock" after another, hoping to find the company with a cure for the disease.

But these investors are going about it all wrong. Instead of finding sound investments, they're just chasing headlines.

Now, Money Morning experts have found a long-term profit play that’s also benefitting from the short-term Ebola news…


"The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin" Is Way More than a Geeky Currency Story

For people having a hard time grasping what Bitcoin is all about, deliverance is at hand.

A new Bitcoin documentary – “The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin” – makes this abstract form of money easier to understand. And you don’t need to be a geek to get something out of it.

Along the way, “The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin” also does a thorough job of detailing the history of Bitcoin, beginning with its creation by the mysterious Satoshi Nakamoto.

But here’s the reason why this film matters…


These Cybersecurity Investing Picks Are in Focus as Attacks Keep Hitting Home

Data breaches made news again Monday when Sears (Nasdaq: SHLD) reported payment data systems at its 1,200 Kmart stores had been compromised.

Never has cybersecurity been more in need nor has cybersecurity investing been more lucrative. According to a report by IDC, firms worldwide spent $28 billion on IT security in 2011, a figure projected to increase to $41 billion by 2016.

Here’s a list of cybersecurity stocks that will become more important to our national security in coming months and years…


Netflix (Nasdaq: NFLX) Earnings: The Single Most Important Figure to Watch

Netflix Inc. (Nasdaq: NFLX) stock has been hit hard by this month's sell-off, down 8.2% since Sept. 10. That's putting even more emphasis on NFLX's third-quarter earnings report today (Wednesday).

Netflix will announce earnings after the bell and analysts are predicting earnings per share (EPS) of $0.93 on revenue of $1.41 billion.

Those are the initial figures analysts will look at, but there’s another statistic that’s even more important. In fact, it’s a huge catalyst for NFLX stock moving forward…

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U.S. Stock Markets End the Day Flat but AAL, UAL, and Other Airline Shares Rise

U.S. stock markets ended the day flat Tuesday after struggling to rebound, with yet another late sell-off hitting the markets in the final hour. The S&P 500 Index and Nasdaq managed to eke out modest gains, but the Dow Jones slipped another 5 points.

Airline stocks were the big winners today, with AAL soaring 10%.

Here are the top stories from the stock market today…

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The Best Investment to Play the $19 Billion Wearable Tech Industry

The wearable technology industry is growing at an explosive rate, and is quickly becoming part of our everyday lives. In fact, the research firm Canalys recently claimed wearables will be a "key consumer technology" by the end of this year.

And now, we've found the sector's best investment. It's a broad play on the entire industry.

Take a look at these growth figures, and this profit opportunity...


Q3 INTC Earnings: Watch for Progress in These Key Areas

When Intel Corp. (Nasdaq: INTC) reports its third-quarter earnings after the market close today (Tuesday), the world's largest chipmaker should get a boost from the improving PC market.

The Q3 INTC earnings will also tell investors whether Santa Clara, Calif.-based Intel has been able to make any headway in its lagging mobile business. In addition, we'll learn whether its one-year-old Internet of Things initiative is still on track.

Here’s what investors need to know about the Q3 Intel earnings.