NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- It pays to be a content provider these days. This morning, both Netflix and Amazon announced new digital video streaming deals.
The competition in the online video streaming business is fierce. Netflix (Fortune 500), Apple ( , Fortune 500), Amazon ( , Fortune 500), Wal-Mart ( , Fortune 500), Dish ( , Fortune 500)/Blockbuster and Hulu are all scrambling to get a share of the business.), Google ( ,
Down the road, consumers are expected to be the big winners, but today the biggest beneficiaries are content providers. The latest deal with DreamWorks is estimated to costs Netflix about $30 million per picture.
Netflix, which lost more than 40% of its market cap in the past month alone, is rumored to be an acquisition target for some of the technology sector's juggernauts -- Amazon, Apple, Google.
Amazon might have other plans in the digital video content arena. The biggest e-tailer in the world just signed a deal with Fox (Fortune 500) to expand its selection of movies and TV shows offered to Amazon Prime members.,
These are some of the popular themes on StockTwits this Monday:
|What we want Apple to unveil at WWDC|
|Millennials squeezed out of buying a home|
|7 traits the rich have in common|
|Big Data knows you're sick, tired and depressed|
|Your car is a giant computer - and it can be hacked|
|Overnight Avg Rate||Latest||Change||Last Week|
|30 yr fixed||4.08%||4.25%|
|15 yr fixed||3.17%||3.23%|
|30 yr refi||4.06%||4.19%|
|15 yr refi||3.16%||3.18%|
Today's featured rates: