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.

In this segment, Energy Solutions (UNKNOWN:ES.DL), a nuclear waste management company, has jumped up by more than 10% today, on news that it is being bought by a private equity firm. The guys discuss the problems this company has faced and why it has been struggling recently, and whether this purchase was a strategic one or a poor one.

The relevant video segment can be found between 10:42 and 15:17.

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