Forget Apple -- This Is the Real Pandora Killer

The following video is from Thursday's MarketFoolery podcast, in which host Chris Hill, along with analysts Dave Meier, Matt Koppenheffer, and Isaac Pino discuss the top business and investing stories of the day.

Pandora is the biggest online radio service, and it happens to pay the most fees to ASCAP, as well as other groups. In this installment of MarketFoolery, the guys analyze Pandora's latest attempt to lower the fees it pays out, and why fees (and not Apple's new iRadio) are the greatest threat facing Pandora.

Pandora has won millions of devotees among music fans, but few supporters on Wall Street. The online jukebox seems to be redefining the way we consume music, a transformation that's only likely to grow. But high royalty rates, and competition from all corners, threatens to silence the company. Can Pandora translate success with its listeners into a prosperous business model that will deliver for investors? Learn about the key opportunities and potential pitfalls facing the upstart radio streamer in The Motley Fool's premium research report. All you have to do is click here now to subscribe to this invaluable investor's resource.


The relevant video segment can be found between 3:22 and 11:35.

For the full video of today's MarketFoolery , click here .

The article Forget Apple -- This Is the Real Pandora Killer originally appeared on Fool.com.

Chris Hill has no position in any stocks mentioned. David Meier owns shares of Apple. Isaac Pino, CPA has no position in any stocks mentioned. Matt Koppenheffer has no position in any stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool recommends Apple. The Motley Fool owns shares of Apple. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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