You wouldn't know there's been a slowdown in consumer spending by looking at Amazon.com and Netflix.
Both companies have continued to grab customers at a record pace, leading to higher earnings and sales for their third quarters.
Net income for Amazon jumped 68 percent to $199 million, or 45 cents a share, in the quarter that ended September 30, compared with $118 million, or 27 cents a share, in the prior year's quarter.
Sales rose 28 percent to $5.45 billion versus $4.26 billion in 2008's third quarter, the company said Thursday.
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