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ICYMI: Nvidia, Snap, The VIX, And MoviePass

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In case you missed it, here are some of Benzinga's top stories from Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018.

Exclusive Interview With Helios and Matheson CEO

Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc (NASDAQ: HMNY) CEO Ted Farnsworth took time to chat with Benzinga’s Brett Hershman in a revealing interview that moved the stock. Learn why the company purchased MoviePass, and why it seeks to partner with everyone from ride-sharing companies to Netflix, Inc (NASDAQ: NFLX), in “MoviePass To Offer $7.95 Subscription, Launch Streaming-Bundle Package In Push To Get 5 Million Subscribers.”

Which Social Is Snap Following In The Footsteps Of?

Snap Inc (NYSE: SNAP) rose this week after the company reported what was perhaps its only impressive quarter since it turned public in 2017. Statista took a look at the company’s subscriber growth to see if it’s on the path to becoming the next Facebook Inc (NASDAQ: FB) or Twitter Inc (NYSE: TWTR). Jayson Derrick reports.

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The VIX, The VIX, The VIX Is On Fire

Still mystified by the funds ProShares Short VIX Short-Term Futures (NYSE: SVXY) and the VelocityShares Daily Inverse XIV Short-Term ETN (NASDAQ: XIV)? Bernstein’s Noah Weisberger explains at least some aspects of these products create volatility. Check out Wayne Duggan’s “Analyst Explains The Inverse Volatility Fund Feedback Loop.”

NVIDIA Rules

NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA) reported a sizeable Q4 earnings beat sending shares spiking higher after hours. Get all the details in Brett Hershman’s “Nvidia Caps Record Year With Big Q4 Earnings Beat.”

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