Why I'm Not Buying Groupon

Investors seem to either love or hate Groupon (NYSE: GRPN  ) , one of the most talked-about IPOs of 2011. Is this company a tremendous growth opportunity for long-term investors? Or is it an overhyped, no-moat business that should be avoided at all costs?

In the following video, Motley Fool analyst John Reeves talks with Million Dollar Portfolio advisor David Meier about Groupon's prospects. Dave, who spends a lot of his time looking at growth stocks for his newsletter service, is not a big fan of Groupon. Instead, he likes another recent IPO from the class of 2011.

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John Reeves owns shares of Google. David Meier owns no shares in any of the companies mentioned in the piece.

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