Netflix customers return in 4Q; stock soars 16 pct
(AP) -- Netflix has regained almost as many customers as it lost following an unpopular price increase, signaling that the video subscription service is healing from its self-inflicted wounds.
Choice management: Professors say companies should rethink investment options
Trying to make sense of the breadth and complexity of the financial markets can be a Herculean task, one that frustrates even the most seasoned investors. Why, then, do many companies ask their employees to do just that?
Keep an eye on stock short sellers to avoid losing in bond investments too, study says
(PhysOrg.com) -- Savvy investors who follow short sellers to predict bearish news about a companys stock -- and sell their stocks in that company to avoid losses -- should keep an eye on the companys bonds as ...
CEO calls Zynga his 'crowning achievement'
Before Zynga traded its first share on Friday, nervous investors in the social-gaming company didn't know whether to expect a killing or to be killed.
Netflix CEO's stock options slashed after bad year
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings will pay a $1.5 million penalty for blunders that alienated the video subscription service's customers and pulverized its stock.
US travel site TripAdvisor hits market with thud
Shares of popular travel ratings website TripAdvisor sank about five percent on their first day trading publicly Wednesday, as US investors remained skittish about new tech listings.
Hedge fund share restrictions favor managers over investors
Armed with insider knowledge, managers of share-restricted hedge funds sell off their own holdings ahead of their investors in order to avoid low returns produced by an outflow of shareholder dollars, according to a new study ...
Web security firm Blue Coat acquired for $1.3 bn
Web security company Blue Coat Systems said Friday it is being acquired by a private investment group in a deal worth $1.3 billion.
LivingSocial seeks $400 million in funding
(AP) -- LivingSocial, the No. 2 online deals site behind Groupon, plans to raise $400 million in a private offering that will likely give it a cushion to put off an initial public offering.
Humbled Netflix CEO still thinking, talking big
(AP) -- To hear Netflix CEO Reed Hastings tell it, the bone-headed decisions that have dragged down the Internet's leading video subscription service during the past five months eventually will be forgotten like a bad movie ...
Netflix hits 20-month low as debt worries mount
(AP) -- Netflix stock's free fall accelerated Tuesday as the shares reached a 20-month low amid intensifying concerns about the video subscription service's ability to overcome public relations problems and competitive pressures.
Netflix seeks to raise at least $400 million
Netflix raised $400 million Monday as the video subscription service tries to recover from a customer backlash that has battered its stock and tarnished its brand.
Angie's List stock rises in first trading day
(AP) -- The stock of consumer-reviews site Angie's List Inc. increased 16 percent on its first day of trading Thursday, showing ongoing investor appetite for Internet companies.
Nearly half of hedge funds' voluntary disclosures are 'unreliable'
(PhysOrg.com) -- New research by Oxford University and Duke University suggests that voluntary disclosures by hedge funds about their monthly investment performance are unreliable. The researchers tracked changes to statements ...