Stock Market Today: Netflix, Alphabet Lead Rally in Tech Stocks

Netflix reported much higher-than-expected subscriber growth, while Wall Street cheered Alphabet's layoff announcement.

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Stocks ended the week on a high note. And while the buying was widespread on Friday, tech stocks were the clear winner as investors cheered impressive subscriber growth from streaming giant Netflix (NFLX) and news that Google parent Alphabet (GOOGL) is undergoing its biggest round of layoffs ever. 

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Karee Venema
Senior Investing Editor,

With over a decade of experience writing about the stock market, Karee Venema is the senior investing editor at She joined the publication in April 2021 after 10 years of working as an investing writer and columnist at Schaeffer's Investment Research. In her previous role, Karee focused primarily on options trading, as well as technical, fundamental and sentiment analysis.