SAN DIEGO (TheStreet) -- Here's a reality check: I've been on the wrong side on raising red flags over Netflix's (NFLX) - Get Free Report metrics, which have been trumped by a stock that prices the company as a monopoly with pricing power.
Last quarter's strong subscriber growth helped fuel investor confidence.
But as for investors -- one small detail is missing: What are the costs?
I get it: Strategically Netflix may not want to disclose prices until it has negotiated similar deals with all other cable companies and Internet service providers.
Still, analyst after analyst is saying that deals like this will ultimately lower Netflix's costs.
Maybe they will but... until the costs are disclosed, the ultimate impact is anybody's guess.
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-- Written by Herb Greenberg in San Diego
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