The following video is part of this week's MarketFoolery podcast, in which hosts Chris Hill, Charly Travers, and Joe Magyer discuss the latest business news. Energy Transfer Partners is buying Sunoco for $5.3 billion. What does it say about the relative attractiveness of the refining business that Sunoco wants out? In this segment the guys analyze the deal and share a better alternative for investors seeking exposure in the energy industry.

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