The following video is from Monday's Investor Beat, in which host Chris Hill and analysts Tim Hanson and Jason Moser dissect the hardest-hitting investing stories of the day.
In this installment of Investor Beat, our analysts discuss four stocks making big moves. Shares of Affymax (NASDAQOTH: AFFY ) fell more than 80% after the company recalled an anti-anemia drug connected to at least five deaths. Zynga (NASDAQ: ZNGA ) shares had their best day in four months after Nevada legalized real-money gambling over the Internet. Shares of 3D Systems (NYSE: DDD ) tumbled after earnings came in lower than expected. And shares of Barnes & Noble (NYSE: BKS ) surged after Chairman and Founder Len Riggio offered to take the company private.
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The relevant video segment can be found between 2:28 and 4:41.