The U.S. vs. Apple

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The following video is part of our nationally syndicated Motley Fool Money radio show, with host Chris Hill talking with Ron Gross, James Early, and Charly Travers. This week, the United States Department of Justice sued Apple and five major publishers and accused them of collusion to artificially increase the price of e-books. Apple responded in part by declaring it broke Amazon.com's "monopolistic grip on the publishing industry." In this segment, the guys analyze the potential damage to Apple's reputation and what it means for investors.

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