Facebook's New Direction?

The following video is from Friday's Investor Beat, in which host Chris Hill, and analysts James Early and Matt Koppenheffer dissect the hardest-hitting investing stories of the day.

According to reports, Facebook is in talks to buy navigation app Waze for $1 billion. Waze provides crowd-sourced information on traffic conditions, police presence, and car accidents. Does the deal make sense for Facebook? What would the deal mean for investors? In this installment of Investor Beat, our analysts discuss the possible deal and take stock in the future of Facebook, as well as discussing the four biggest movers on Friday's market, and taking a look at two stocks they have on their radar this coming week.

After the world's most-hyped IPO turned out to be a dud, many investors don't even want to think about shares of Facebook. But there are things every investor needs to know about this revolutionary company. The Motley Fool's newest premium research report shows that there's a lot more to Facebook than meets the eye. Read up on whether there is anything to "like" about it today to determine if Facebook deserves a place in your portfolio. Access your report by clicking here.

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