Netflix’s BBC Dilemma, Verizon and AT&T’s Network Risk, and 2 Other Hot Stocks

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Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX): Content chief Ted Sarandos took a stab or two at Britain’s BBC over the decision it made to withhold its licensing for kids’ shows for five years. As a result, Netflix’s U.K. service must offer more U.S. shows, while the British public broadcaster’s commercial arm, BBC Worldwide, loses out on additional revenue, Sarandos said. ”It is a huge mistake — kids’ brands are very short life cycles, and I’m not willing to pay anything for those things five years later,” he explained. “The best commercial decision possible is to license content while it has a shelf life.”

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