Netflix Impressed Wall Street and Now Its Shares Are Soaring

Up 10 percent pre-market.

"House of Cards," and "Orange Is the New Black," two Netflix Inc. series that have boosted the popularity of online viewing, will compete for television's top honors as nominees for Emmy awards in drama and comedy.

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Netflix has been a Wall Street favorite throughout the year, with the company's shares more than doubling since the start of 2015 to hold the title of top performing stock in the S&P 500. The firm reported earnings last night, and beat on a number of important metrics such as the number of subscribers, sending shares up more than 10 percent pre-market. 

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