LONDON -- Share buybacks seem to be all the rage these days, so Andy Paul sat down with Nate Weisshaar to find out what it means for him as a shareholder in Vodafone (LSE:VOD) (NASDAQ:VOD). Watch the video below to find out why Nate is less than thrilled when companies like Next (LSE:NXT) choose to buy back shares as opposed to paying a larger dividend.

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