Tuesday's MarketFoolery podcast featured a discussion on Netflix(NASDAQ:NFLX), shares of which have been on a veritable rollercoaster ride since the beginning of October. Host Chris Hill and analysts Joe Magyer and Jason Moser look at the upsides and potential downsides to Netflix's business model and then discuss the extent to which Amazon.com(NASDAQ:AMZN) poses a threat in the online video space. Watch the preceding segment to hear the guys' full analysis on the subject.

The big question is this: While Netflix's first-mover status is often viewed as a competitive advantage, the opportunities in streaming media have brought some deep-pocketed rivals (namely from the likes of Amazon). Can Netflix fend off this burgeoning competition, and will its international growth aspirations really pay off? These kinds of issues are a must-know for investors, which is why Fool.com analyst and NFLX expert Jim Mueller has authored a premium research report on Netflix. Inside, you'll learn about the key opportunities and risks facing the company, as well as reasons to consider buying and selling the stock. Click here now to learn more and access your copy today.

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