By The Numbers

Netflix and huge stock growth

Marketplace Staff Dec 30, 2015
142 percent

By end of year, that’s how much Netflix stock will have grown in 2015. That makes it the hottest stock of the past year. As Quartz reports, Amazon came in second with a 122 percent overall growth.

$36 million

That’s how much shows on Broadway grossed during the week ending December 27. Earnings for the Great White Way were slightly down compared to last year, due in some part to Christmas falling on a Friday, which is not as advantageous for shows. Also to blame: While smash hits like Hamilton and Wicked continue to pull in full houses, many plays failed to land with audiences and were forced to close early.

$350 million

That’s how much Apple may end up paying to the Italian government in its tax dispute settlement. An investigation has been looking into whether $1.1 billion was routed through an Irish subsidiary out of Italy. As the New York Times reports, Apple is also under a separate investigation by the European Commission, which is looking into whether or not the tax breaks it’s receiving in Ireland are too generous.

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