Netflix vs. the World

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Among the topics our analysts discuss on this weekend's Motley Fool Money radio show:

  • On the third anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers, is Europe getting ready to stage a sequel? Listen as our analysts discuss the growing debt crisis in Europe and what U.S. investors should do.
  • Shares of Netflix (NAS: NFLX) have fallen 45% in the last two months. Does this spell opportunity for rival DISH Network (NAS: DISH) ? And what can Netflix CEO Reed Hastings do to turn things around?
  • Meanwhile, the financial media is already starting to ponder which companies might acquire Netflix. Does the fact that Hastings sits on the board of Microsoft (NAS: MSFT) factor in?  Or would Google's (NAS: GOOG) deep pockets make the difference?
  • Ever since we first discussed the fact that Tang (yes, the powdered drink) is the latest Kraft Foods (NYS: KFT) brand to hit the $1 billion mark, our listeners can't seem to get enough. We put our taste buds on the line and sample "Tuna Tang" from Mexico. 

All that plus corporate-governance expert and film critic Nell Minow discusses Apple, Costco, and the state of the movie business.

At the time this article was published Chris Hillowns shares of Microsoft. The Motley Fool owns shares of Microsoft, Costco, Apple, and Google.Motley Fool newsletter serviceshave recommended buying shares of Microsoft, Netflix, Apple, Costco and Google, buying puts in Netflix, and creating bull call spread positions in Microsoft and Apple. Try any of our Foolish newsletter servicesfree for 30 days. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe thatconsidering a diverse range of insightsmakes us better investors. The Motley Fool has adisclosure policy.

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