The following video is from today's MarketFoolery podcast, in which host Chris Hill, along with Jason Moser and Joe Magyer, discuss the latest business news.
Shares of Groupon are up 20% in the past two days. How much of that is due to better-than-expected earnings and how much is due to short-sellers covering? In this segment, the guys analyze the challenges facing Groupon's business and how its and fellow 2011 Internet IPO LinkedIn's numbers stack up against Facebook's. They also discuss whether a TV series will help Groupon the way it helped Ancestry.com.
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