Netflix is on track for its lowest close since January (NFLX)

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  • Netflix shares were hit hard for a third straught session Friday, and on track for their lowest close since January.
  • The selling has come amid broader stock-market weakness, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite index losing 6.4% since Wednesday, when the social-media network Facebook was sued by Washington, DC.
  • Netflix has tanked 33% since its October peak despite the company posted strong third-quarter earnings and subscriber growth on October 16.
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Netflix tumbled as much as 7.3% Friday to an intraday low of $ 241.36 a share, and was on track for its lowest close since January.

The streaming-video giant was under pressure for a third straight session Friday amid broader stock-market weakness that has seen the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite index shed 6.4% since Facebook was sued on Wednesday by Washington, DC, over its Cambridge Analytica data scandal. On Tuesday evening, Facebook admitted that Netflix and Spotify were able to access Facebook’s user messages.

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