The following video is part of our nationally syndicated Motley Fool Money radio show, with host Chris Hill talking with advisors Ron Gross, James Early, and Seth Jayson about the week's business and investing news. As one retailer is reportedly struggling with financial problems, the guys analyze how what appears to be a value opportunity is, in fact, a value trap that investors should steer clear of.

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