Should These 2 Companies Break Themselves Up?

The following video is part of today's MarketFoolery podcast, in which host Chris Hill, senior analyst Jason Moser, and advisor Joe Magyer discuss the latest business news. One consumer giant is reportedly thinking about splitting its business in two. As rumors swirl, the guys analyze whether a breakup would make sense and what it would mean for competitors. Jason also makes the case for why one leading international company should break itself up.

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