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Amazon Prime Day fiasco, Netflix new subscriber tally fail.

Amazon Prime Day less than amazing; ditto Netflix new subscriber tally

Online shoppers hit Amazon’s Amazon Prime Day promotion hard. The stampede caused the company's retail website to experience serious connectivity issues Monday. Also on Monday, Netflix reported great profit numbers after the closing bell. But the Netflix new subscriber tally disappointed Wall Street. Badly.

IBM, housing starts down, stock indexes dazed and confused

WASHINGTON, April 19, 2016 – We’ll try to keep things short today since Tuesday’s stock market action has us confused once again, although that’s been par for the course since roughly the beginning of 2015. Stocks opened flat, then jumped significantly, only to sink back into the red in late morning trading. As of 1 ...