The following video is from Monday's Investor Beat, in which host Chris Hill and analysts Jason Moser and Matt Argersinger dissect the hardest-hitting investing stories of the day.
Shares of Sprint Nextel rose today on news that DISH Network has proposed to buy Sprint for $25.5 billion. What would the deal mean for the competitive landscape? Who would be the big winners? This story, plus what was behind the four biggest moves on the market today, and two stocks we'll be watching closely this week.
One of the stocks making big moves today was Netflix. The tumultuous performance of Netflix shares since the summer of 2011 has caused headaches for many devoted shareholders. While the company's first-mover status is often viewed as a competitive advantage, the opportunities in streaming media have brought some new, deep-pocketed rivals looking for their piece of a growing pie. Can Netflix fend off this burgeoning competition, and will its international growth aspirations really pay off? These are must-know issues for investors, which is why The Motley Fool has released a premium report on Netflix. Inside, you'll learn about the key opportunities and risks facing the company, as well as reasons to buy or sell the stock. The report includes a full year of updates to cover critical new developments, so make sure to click here and claim a copy today.