NewsWatch: Netflix tops 200 million subscribers with year-end flourish, stock jumps 8%

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Netflix Inc. topped 200 million streaming subscribers for the first time at the end of 2020, as sign-ups surged despite higher prices in the U.S. and Canada. See full story.

Here are Wall Street’s favorite oil stocks for a 2021 recovery

An end to the pandemic could lead to additional gains for the stock market’s hottest sector. See full story.

‘Irresponsible’ and ‘long overdue’: What economists and workers say about Biden’s bid for a $15 minimum wage and end to tip credits

Workers could benefit from higher wages, but many could lose their jobs as a result of a higher minimum wage and tipped credit elimination. See full story.

Yellen confirmation hearing shows real fight will be over taxes

Janet Yellen’s confirmation hearing showed that Republicans are mainly focused on protecting their 2017 tax cuts. See full story.

Investors think there’s more chance Tesla and bitcoin will halve than double, warns Deutsche Bank

Two plays that worked out exceedingly well for investors in 2020 are making them wary as a new year kicks off, says our call of the day from Deutsche Bank. See full story.

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