Netflix and Twitter know the younger generation better than most investors think.
Stocks manage to withstand a disappointment from the biggest name in technology on the strength of some other encouraging earnings reports.
Netflix is both upgraded and downgraded, and SanDisk is upgraded to 'buy.'
It could happen, given the irrationality driving the stock up today, and Apple shares down. But be careful: Netflix's business model remains unsustainable.
Earnings were much better than analysts expected, and the video-rental company gained 2 million net US subscribers.
The iPhone maker shares are down more than 8% in premarket. Chinese manufacturing data were better than expected.
Wednesday highlights quarterly results from Apple and another debt ceiling vote.
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