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Is Going To Buy Netflix?


Netflix Inc. gained and bullish options trading jumped to the highest in 11 weeks on speculation that Inc. may acquire the largest U.S. mail-order movie service.

‘There’s heavy call buying and the stock is up on renewed takeover talk, with Amazon being mentioned specifically,’ said Fred Ruffy, the senior options strategist at, a New York-based provider of options market analysis. ‘It’s pretty typical of speculative call buying.’