The following video is from Friday's Investor Beat, in which host Rex Moore, and analysts Jason Moser and James Early, dissect the hardest-hitting investing stories of the day.

In today's edition, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) responds to hedge fund manager David Einhorn about his challenges to the company's cash holdings, McDonald's (NYSE:MCD) shows weak same-store sales, and shares of LinkedIn (NYSE:LNKD) soar on excellent earnings news.

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