When a company announces its intention to deploy capital and repurchase its own shares, the market's reaction is often a positive one. That should not always be the case.
In this segment of The Motley Fool's everything-financials show Where the Money Is, banking analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson look back at a few share-buyback programs that crushed stockholders.
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