Is Streaming Good Business?
Dec 4th 2012 5:31PM
Updated Dec 4th 2012 5:32PM
Netflix has a big first-mover competitive advantage in the subscription-based streaming media business at the moment, but is the streaming business a good one? In this video, Motley Fool analysts Blake Bos and Isaac Pino echo Warren Buffett's advice -- namely, to think like a business owner and ask yourself before you invest in Netflix, "Is this company's business an industry that I would want to be in?" They explore how ever-increasing high content costs mean that companies offering streaming content are facing thinner and thinner margins, and look at how investing in content producers compares to investing in the companies offering streaming content.
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