Disney's Huge Bet

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The following video is from Friday's Investor Beat, in which host Chris Hill and Motley Fool analyst Charly Travers dissect the hardest-hitting investing stories of the day.

Walt Disney has announced that it plans to buy back $8 billion worth of shares in 2014, twice what the company has been buying back in the past couple of years. Disney will also most likely have to borrow money to make this buyback. In this segment of Investor Beat, Charly gives his insights on whether this is the right timing for a move like this, and whether he sees Disney as a buy today.

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The article Disney's Huge Bet originally appeared on Fool.com.

Charly Travers owns shares of Apple. Chris Hill owns shares of Walt Disney. The Motley Fool recommends and owns shares of Apple, Google, Netflix, and Walt Disney. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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