The following video is from Tuesday's MarketFoolery podcast, in which host Rex Moore, along with analysts Joe Magyer from Motley Fool Inside Value and Jason Moser from Motley Fool One, discuss the top business and investing stories.
Liberty Interactive (NASDAQ: LINTA) buys a controlling stake in TripAdvisor (NASDAQ: TRIP), which spun off from Expedia (NASDAQ: EXPE) in 2004. In this segment, Jason says TripAdvisor has a unique niche with user-generated content and notes its successful advertising-dependent business model. Jason says the purchase price is optimistic. In terms of the broader competitive landscape, both Jason and Joe like priceline.com more.