Dreamworks' Latest Nightmare


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Dreamworks Animation reported a loss of 98 cents a share largely due to disappointing box office numbers for "Rise of the Guardians." Shares of Dreamworks sold off on the news. What does the future hold for Dreamworks? How does the company compete with such rivals as Disney's Pixar? In this installment of MarketFoolery, our analysts discuss the future of the entertainment giant.

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