Why Would Apple Be Stingy Here?


Recent reports suggest that Apple is being stingy with trying to ink music-streaming deals. The company has reportedly only offered $0.06 per 100 songs streamed, which is just half of the $0.12 per 100 songs streamed that Pandora Media pays.

In the video below, Fool.com's Alison Southwick and contributor Evan Niu discuss why it seems like a lot of trouble for Apple to nickel and dime record labels.

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