I share your pain ... am embarrassed by some of my own peers. I lived through the dot-com bust and accounting issues at ... I only wish some were more thorough.If I just took off on a guy for the sake of taking off on him, I would have, rightfully, received negative reaction. But I'm convinced investors and those who follow the stock market and/or companies want to see the culture Wall Street analysts operate under stirred and shaken. Collectively, we -- the media and, to a lesser extent, you -- have allowed an atmosphere to persist where it's more about touting and driving stocks while building a one-sided case, not researching the various faces of public companies. We have become desensitized to how toxic of an arrangement this is. If nothing else, in some small corner of our universe, I hope the Netflix issue can trigger a conversation about the way Wall Street conducts itself, particularly as analysts morph into pseudo-media celebrities, forced to to speak, out of their element, in 31-second sound bytes. Follow @rocco_thestreet -- Written by Rocco Pendola in Santa Monica, Calif.
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