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Bulls want to label Roku the next Netflix, while bears offer many of the same arguments once used against Netflix.
Amazon is pushing some of its suppliers to sell goods directly via its marketplace, and reportedly plans a policy change that's likely to go over well with many e-commerce startups.
The IT hardware giant beat EPS estimates with the help of margin growth and buybacks. But revenue fell short amid lower server and IT services sales.
Spending on online ads is still growing at a healthy double-digit clip. Google, Facebook and Amazon will benefit, as should some smaller players.
Let's see what's going on today.
The Snapchat parent's stock is up strongly following a Q4 beat. However, user growth remained elusive and cash burn continued.
Clearly, the first half of the month shaped up better than the second half.
As Apple preps video and news/magazine services for launch this year, a new report states the company is also thinking about launching a gaming service.
If the indices can consolidate or pull back while a good number of individual stocks show relative strength it will bode well.
Apple has not provided a clear pathway for a growth story that will rival the iPhone in terms of success.
Netflix might not be the best play for those seeking streaming trend stocks.
I don't view NFLX as particularly compelling right now.
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Though a couple of numbers in Roku's latest earnings report disappointed, the company still has a lot of headroom to monetize a large, rapidly growing and highly engaged user base.
As a reminder - my largest short exposure remains in the Nasdaq. Specifically my short. I have taken trading short rentals in and this morning - this to me is "at the throat" of overvaluation today.
Roku isn't a stock I would outright short, but a put spread offers an attractive defined risk.
Even though stocks were all over the map today, investors found one more way to win.
TheStreet's founder and Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer weighs in on Thursday's stocks from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.
RAD suffers not only from concerns that Amazon is taking business but it has no growth and is barely breaking even.
Listen to Cramer equate Sonos to Fitbit, which is the "kiss of death."
Roku hit a record high Thursday after the device maker said second quarter sales topped analysts' forecasts and total streaming hours on its platform topped 5.5 billion. Watch Jim Cramer's reaction to it all.
The stock has gapped higher after the streaming video company's strong earnings report.