The following video is from Thursday's Investor Beat, in which host Chris Hill, and analysts Ron Gross and James Early dissect the hardest-hitting investing stories of the day.

In this installment of Investor Beat, our analysts explain why they're watching Horsehead Holdings (NASDAQOTH:ZINCQ) and Xinyuan Real Estate (NYSE:XIN).

The relevant video segment can be found between 4:56 and 5:56.

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