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MarketWatch for Thursday, January 23, 2014

If you're keeping on top of the stock markets this morning, Thursday, January 23, 2014...
If you're keeping on top of the stock markets this morning, Thursday, January 23, 2014...

The Nikkei is down 125 points today in Japan.
On Wall Street, the Dow was down 41 points Monday.
And the Nasdaq was up 17.

Netflix didn't disappoint Wall Street. The video streaming service says quarterly earnings easily beat analysts' estimates while revenue topped $1.18 billion. Netflix, which has had great success with original series including "House Of Cards" and "Orange Is The New Black"  expects to have 48 million members by the spring.

EBay is reporting a higher profit for the holiday quarter. The e-commerce site said more people used its paypal service to buy items. Billionaire investors Carl Icahn submitted a proposal to spin off eBay's Paypal business.

Foreclosures accounted for nearly 16 percent of all home sales in the U.S. last year. That's up 10 percent from 2012. Realty Trac's latest survey also found that cash was king in many real estate markets last year.  All-cash deals accounted for more than 50 percent of all home sales in five states including Florida and  Wisconsin

And the travel website, Tripadvisor, is out with its traveler's choice awards.  And the top overall hotel in the U.S. is.... the Grand Del Mar in San Diego. The Tripadvisor awards are based on millions of reviews and opinions from travelers. One night at the Grand Del Mar starts at about $500.




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