Day: January 20, 2021

Netflix surpasses 200 million subscribers in 2020

The streaming company made a net profit of $ 2,761.4 million, 48% more than in the previous year.

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This article was translated from our Spanish edition using AI technologies. Errors may exist due to this process.

The streaming company Netflix reported a net profit of 2,761.4 million dollars in 2020, an increase of 47.9% compared to the result presented by the company the previous year. In the same way, the online movie and series distribution company increased its number of subscribers to 203.6 million.

Not everything is honey on flakes for Netflix , according to Reuters reports, the year-on-year profit for the last quarter fell 7.6% to 542.15 million dollars, a decrease of 31% compared to the previous quarter.

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When fiction tries to change the facts on the ground

The great French novelist Gustave Flaubert offered some famous advice to writers: “Be regular and orderly in your life, so that you may be violent and original in your work.”

Thomas Lawson evidently never got the memo. For a brief period, around the turn of the 20th century, he was one of the most controversial stockbrokers and muckrakers in America, publicizing Wall Street finagling even as he was participating in it. Lawson was one more thing as well: a novelist. His 1907 Wall Street melodrama Friday, the Thirteenth, a gripping if overwrought page-turner, exemplifies the many works of “panic fiction” that erupted from the financial earthquakes that regularly shook Americans in those days. The book is about — what else? — Wall Street, which is where the author intended to create an earthquake of his own.

Far from following Flaubert’s advice, Lawson led a life that was neither regular

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