The following video is part of this week's MarketFoolery podcast, in which host Chris Hill discusses the latest business news along with Charly Travers and Joe Magyer. Netflix CEO Reed Hastings is reportedly meeting with cable companies to discuss potential partnerships. In this segment the guys analyze what such a partnership could look like, what value it would provide for both sides, and what a deal would mean for Netflix shareholders. They also discuss the relative threats posed by Apple and Google. And with reports that Amazon is looking into producing original television programming, the guys discuss the pros and cons of the online retailer getting into TV production business.
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