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

At a whopping $49 billion, this launch of a corporate bond by Verizon to pay for its acquisition of Verizon Wireless from Vodafone is the largest in history. In our lead story on Investor Beat, Matt and Matt discuss whether or not Verizon investors should be concerned by the amount of debt the company is taking on for this acquisition and what they thought of the deal.

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