The following video is from Monday's MarketFoolery podcast, in which host Chris Hill, along with analysts Joe Magyer and Jason Moser, discuss the top business and investing stories.

Shares of Clearwire (NASDAQ: CLWR) were down today on the news that Sprint Nextel (NYSE: S) has offered to buy the rest of the company, because the offer was lower than the market had hoped. In this segment, Joe takes a look at the news and tells us what happens when investors playing the M&A game aren't careful.

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