The following video is from Thursday's MarketFoolery podcast, in which host Chris Hill, along with analysts Joe Tenebruso and Jason Moser, discuss the top business and investing stories.
In this segment, shares of Best Buy (NYSE:BBY) soared on reports that company founder Richard Schulze is raising money to make a formal bid for Best Buy. The guys analyze the challenge Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) poses to bricks-and-mortar retailers like Best Buy and RadioShack (NYSE:RSHCQ). They also discuss why, despite the potential upside for investors, they're avoiding shares of Best Buy.
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