Market Mad House

In individuals, insanity is rare; but in groups, parties, nations and epochs, it is the rule. Friedrich Nietzsche

Netflix’s (NASDAQ: NFLX)

Market Insanity

How can Netflix Survive?

The cash from financing raises some serious questions about some of the other numbers in Netflix’s second quarter earnings report which don’t add up. First there’s the income of $362.09 million; if Netflix lost $1.9 billion from its operations – where did that come from?

The cynic in me will say from borrowing, which means it is not income. Funds that you borrow have to be paid back or written off at some point. That goes doubly so for the kind of money Netflix is probably borrowing; namely corporate paper or private equity.

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The Death Spiral

Is this the End of Pandora?

We might be seeing Netflix’s (NASDAQ: NFLX) future at Pandora. Like Pandora, Netflix has built up a vast digital distribution platform which it uses to distribute entertainment content it has to pay for.

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