Is Netflix Coming to a Cable Box Near You?

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The following video is from Monday's Investor Beat, in which host Erin Kennedy along with Motley Fool analysts Jason Moser and Bill Barker investigate the hardest-hitting investing stories of the day.

Streaming star Netflix popped 7% today after The Wall Street Journal reported that the company is in talks with cable companies to make its streaming service available as an app on set-top devices. The Journal cited unnamed sources that claimed Netflix was in talks with Comcast and other cable companies. In today's lead story on Investor Beat, Jason and Bill discuss the storyline, and explain to investors who benefits from this potential move.

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