Is Beam Missing the Mark?


The following video is from Monday's MarketFoolery podcast, in which host Chris Hill, along with analysts Tim Hanson and Jason Moser, discuss the top business and investing stories of the day.

U.S. spirits companies Beam and Brown-Forman had a strong 2012, and American whiskey was a big part of that growth. Now executives at Maker's Mark bourbon have announced they're reducing the proof of the company's signature bourbon to meet a rise in global demand in the face of short supply. In this installment of MarketFoolery, our analysts discuss the future of the spirit stock.

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