Netflix is about to pass yet another subscriber milestone

2019-07-16

When Netflix Inc. reveals its subscriber additions Wednesday afternoon, it should pass a milestone: 150 million paying subscribers. The streaming-video service is expected to cross that threshold when it reports second-quarter earnings, after ending the first quarter with 148.9 million. Netflix NFLX, -0.17%  predicted that it would add 5 millionRead More →

‘Murder Mystery’ breaks Netflix viewing record

2019-06-19

Netflix/Everett Collection Netflix’s ‘Murder Mystery’ featuring Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston. After years of declining to get specific about numbers, Netflix NFLX, +1.79%   is finally cluing the public in. The streaming behemoth wants you to know its new comedy caper “Murder Mystery” is a big hit. Netflix’s de factoRead More →

Slack non-IPO: 5 things to know about the direct listing

2019-05-20

Slack Technologies Inc. is looking for a better direct-listing fate than Spotify Technology SA. The music-streaming service reminded tech unicorns late last year that companies don’t have to issue new shares or raise money through a traditional offering if they wish to go public, and now Slack is following inRead More →

The sneaky way some daters save money on Netflix

2019-01-26

Love & Money is a MarketWatch series looking at how our relationship with money impacts our relationships with significant others, friends and family. Over the past nine years, New York City-based massage therapist Lorraine has binged on a number of shows on Netflix NFLX, +3.48% from the platform’s original seriesRead More →