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Netflix, Alibaba rise; Bank of New York, US Bancorp fall

Jan. 20, 2021 4:27 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Wednesday: Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., up $13.84 to $265.49. The Chinese e-commerce company's co-founder, Jack Ma, made his first appearance after a nearly three-month absence. eBay Inc., down 81 cents to $56.17. The e-commerce company said...

FILE - This Aug. 13, 2020, file photo shows a logo for Netflix on a remote control in Portland, Ore. Netflix’s video streaming service has surpassed 200 million subscribers for the first time as its expanding line-up of TV series and movies continues to captivate people stuck at home during the ongoing battle against the pandemic. The subscriber milestone highlighted Netflix’s fourth-quarter results released Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. (AP Photo/Jenny Kane, File)

Netflix's big 4Q lifts video service above 200M subscribers

Jan. 19, 2021 7:00 PM EST

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — Netflix’s video streaming service has surpassed 200 million subscribers for the first time as its expanding line-up of TV series and movies continues to captivate people stuck at home during the ongoing battle against the pandemic. The subscriber milestone highlighted...

FILE - Director Bryan Fogel, left, and  Hatice Cengiz pose for a portrait to promote

Khashoggi doc, too explosive for streaming, debuts on-demand

Jan. 5, 2021 5:08 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Even before “The Dissident” made its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, director Bryan Fogel had a sense that his explosive Jamal Khashoggi documentary was going to be a tough sell. The film, available on-demand this week, was one of the most anticipated of last...

FILE - In this July 9, 2020 file photo, the Fearless Girl statue stands in front of the New York Stock Exchange in New York. Stocks are off to a mixed start, Thursday, Dec. 31,  on Wall Street on the last day of 2020, a year that saw a breathtaking nosedive in markets in the spring as the coronavirus took hold followed by steady gains in the months that followed as hopes built for an eventual return to something like normal.  (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

S&P 500 ends at another record high as tumultuous 2020 ends

Dec. 31, 2020 7:18 PM EST

Wall Street closed out a tumultuous year for stocks with more record highs Thursday, a fitting coda to the market’s stunning comeback from its historic plunge in the early weeks of the coronavirus pandemic. The benchmark S&P 500 index finished with a gain of 16.3% for the year, or a total return of...

FILE - In this July 31, 2017, file photo, the Discovery Communications logo sits atop its headquarters in Silver Spring, Md. Discovery is joining the increasingly crowded streaming fray with its own reality-focused service Discovery Plus that will include shows from the Food Network, HGTV, TLC and its other networks. It launches Jan 4. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

Discovery's reality-heavy streaming service launches in Jan.

Dec. 2, 2020 1:23 PM EST

Discovery is joining the increasingly crowded streaming fray with its own reality-focused service Discovery Plus that will include shows from the Food Network, HGTV, TLC and its other networks. It launches Jan 4. The service will cost $5 a month with ads and $7 a month without ads. By comparison, the ad-free...