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  • singhlion2001 singhlion2001 Sep 6, 2012 10:36 AM Flag

    RED ALERT IN USA: FRAUD LOOT IN BILLIONS AND S.E.C. CRIMINALS STILL PROTECTING CRIMINAL REED HASTINGS SCAM GANG

    The plot got even more complicated than it already was for Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) last Tuesday, after Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced a deal with Epix which could do some serious damage to the online steaming pioneer over the following years. Facing increasing competition from bigger players with much deeper pockets, investments in Netflix aren't likely to have a happy ending.

    Epix is a joint venture between Viacom's (NASDAQ: VIA) Paramount Pictures unit, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and Lions Gate (NYSE: LGF), offering more than 15,000 motion pictures from the Paramount, MGM and Lions Gate libraries, among others. Amazon now has more than 25,000 TV and movie titles available for streaming, roughly about 60% of the total offered by Netflix. The Epix deal will add 2,000 movie titles to Amazon's Prime streaming service, including "The Avengers," "The Hunger Games" and "True Grit."

    Investors have been concerned for some time about Netflix´s ability to maintain content exclusivity in the face of growing competition, and those concerns seem justified by the latest developments. Amazon is well known for its competitive strength, and the online retailer has plenty of experience in undercutting competition by offering lower prices.

    Just like it has done with the Kindle and other business areas, Amazon seems willing to enter the competition for streaming at razor thin profit margins, or even at a loss. Amazon focuses on expanding sales and gaining market share, so it could be willing to sell streaming at lower margins than Netflix in order to subsidize growth in Prime customers and expand its base of loyal customers.

    Netflix, on the other hand, doesn´t have other businesses to provide the cash flows required to compete in streaming at inconsistently low profit margins, and its balance sheet is much smaller. Amazon is entering the business with the simple aim of gaining customers without much concern for profitability, and that can certainly be a very serious problem for Netflix over the following years.

    The competitive landscape could get even tougher if Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) decides to join the race with more determination than it has shown to date. Apple has a much better business model for digital content in iTunes; the maker of the iPad simply gets paid when customers want to watch any of the video it hosts, sharing that revenue with the content producers. Netflix is in a much more difficult position, having to pay first to the producers and then hope that subscribers pay more for that content.

    Apple has been friendly by allowing the Netflix app on its iPads and iPhones. But the Cupertino giant is widely rumored to be working on an ambitious re-launch of its Apple TV product, and this could materially affect the competitive dynamics between the two companies. Being the gatekeeper to millions of iPads all over the planet, Apple could hurt Netflix to a considerable degree if the competition for digital video among both companies heats up in the future.

    The Netflix story is clearly not over yet, but things are not getting any easier for the main character in this movie. Judging by the evolution of its competitive landscape, Netflix will be facing some formidable challenges in the middle term. We all like happy endings, stories in which the smaller guy beats its stronger opponents through passion and hard work, but at this point, that doesn´t seem to be the case for Netflix.

    Sentiment: Strong Sell

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    • LION BROADCASTING DOWN GRADES SCAMFLIX WITH A 12 MONTH TARGET AT $ZERO:INSOLVENT SCAM
      By singhlion2001 . 30 seconds ago . Permalink
      LION BROADCASTING DOWN GRADES SCAMFLIX WITH A 12 MONTH TARGET AT $ZERO:INSOLVENT SCAM
      vs ALL PROVEN CRIMINAL FRAUD ANALYSTS WITH FRAUD ESTIMATES AND TRAGET PRICES

      THIS CROOK REED HASTINGS IS PROVEN CRIMINAL BEYOND ANY DOUBTS UNDER S.E.C. RULES

      WHAT IS PUMP/DUMP SPIN NEWS SCAM?
      WHAT IS PRICE/VOLUME MANIPUALTION SCAM?

      CALL THESE CRIMINAL WATCH RATS AT S.E.C.
      MARY SCHAPIRO 202-551-2100
      ROBERT KHUZAMI 202-551-4894
      ROBERT COOK 202-551-5500
      GORDON FULLER 202-551-5686
      RED ALERT IN USA: ((( Time to ARREST Mary Schapiro/Robert Khuzami Scam gang at S.E.C in USA)))
      LOOK AT CRIMINAL THUG REED HASTINGS NEXUS MAFIA SCAM GANG PRICE/VOLUME MANIPULATION FRAUD

      THESE CRIMINALS CAN GENERATE FRAUD VOLUME 140 MILLION IN 8 TRADINGS DAYS; DONE IT BEFORE IN 2011

      THESE CRIMINALS CAN GENERATE 60 MILLION FRAUD VOLUME IN 5 TRADING DAYS , WHICH THESE CRIMINALS DID IT BEFORE THIS SCAM EARNING REPORT I JULY 2012

      AND THEY COMMIT FRAUD ON PRICE VS VOLUME SCAM?

      CRIMINALS DRY UP THE VOLUME AT WILL TOO, COMMIT MORE FRAUD FOR SIDE WAYS WEEKLY DERIVATIVE LOOT SCAM

      LOOK AT TODAY AGAIN THIS WEEK: CRIMINALS PUMPED AND NOW WITH FRAUD/PRICE VOLUME MANIPULATION SCAM WILL AND ARE ABLE TO TAKE IT SIDE WAYS TO KILL ALL WEEKLY PUT/CALL BUYERS

      SCAM GANG SELLS CALLS AND PUTS AND THAN SCAM AND LOOT VIA PRICE/VOLUME MANIPUALTION FRAUD SCAM

      THESE CRIMINALS LOOT ALL WEEKLY DERIVATIVE BUYERS

      "HFT SCAM MACHINE GUNS AT WORK WITH FULL PROETCTION PROVIDED BY PROVEN CRIMINAL S.E.C. WATCH RATS
      Fair Disclosure or Foul Posting?MON 09 JUL 12 | 02:42 PM ETNetflix CEO Reed Hastings posted a comment regarding record streaming data on his personal Facebook page. Did he violate the fair disclosure rule? Hal Scott, Committee on Capital Markets Regulation, weighs in. "The more general question is to whether we should be making disclosures in social media," says Scott.Companies:
      MORE PROOF ON PROVEN CRIMINAL THUG REED HASTINGS SCAM CRIMIANL INTENT PUMP/DUMP LOOT SCAM: VIDEO LINK

      Sentiment: Strong Sell

 
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