Buffett's Historic Buy and Netflix's Big Deal
On today's edition of MarketFoolery, the daily podcast from The Motley Fool, we discuss the following topics:
- EU leaders are trying to avert financial disaster. Is levering up its bailing fund really the solution? (Really??)
- For the first time since taking control of Berkshire Hathaway (NYS: BRK.B) in 1965, Warren Buffett has announced a stock repurchase plan. Are shares that undervalued, or is Buffett also making a statement about the broader stock market? Our analysts weigh in.
- Netflix (NAS: NFLX) unveiled a new streaming deal with DreamWorks Animation (NAS: DWA) . Will the good news for shareholders continue, or did this merely stop the bleeding?
- Not to be outdone, Amazon.com (NAS: AMZN) inked a video licensing deal with News Corp's (NAS: NWSA) Twentieth Century Fox. Will adding episodes of The X-Files and 24 bring in more members to the Amazon Prime service? Our analysts break down the deals and choose the exclusive content they crave the most.
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