The following video is from Thursday's Investor Beat, in which host Chris Hill, and analysts Andy Cross and Jason Moser, dissect the hardest-hitting investing stories of the day.

In today's installment, Berkshire-Hathaway (NYSE:BRKB) is buying H.J. Heinz (NYSE:HNZ) at a 20% premium, and US Airways (NYSE: LCC) is merging with American Airlines, to create the largest airline in the world. Those stories, plus today's four biggest movers, and two stocks we've got our eye on in the coming days ahead, on today's Investor Beat.

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