The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which analyst Catherine Baab-Muguira and industrials editor/analyst Isaac Pino discuss topics across the investing world.
In today's edition, Catherine and Isaac examine whether much-hyped Internet companies Facebook and LinkedIn can grow at the pace the market is expecting them to... or not. In fact, Facebook's most valuable markets may already be reaching maturity, and while LinkedIn is still seeing massive growth in its user base and in its top line, the company will have to achieve operational leverage to become more profitable. Thus the question for investors may be: Aren't there easier ways to make money than in these stocks?
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The article Better Buy: Facebook or LinkedIn? originally appeared on Fool.com.
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