Shares of Sprint Nextel (S) rise on news that DISH Network (DISH) wants to buy Sprint for $25.5 billion.  What would the deal mean for competitors like Verizon (VZ), AT&T (T) and Comcast (CMCSA)?  What would it mean for online video providers like Amazon and Netflix? In our lead story on today’s Investor Beat, our analysts talk about the future of television.

Gold continues its losing streak. Citigroup (C) rises on the strength of its investment banking business.   Netflix (NFLX) jumps on analyst upgrades. And Oceaneering International (OII) dips in the wake of falling oil prices. In our second segment, our analysts discuss four of the day’s big movers. 

And in our final segment, our analysts explain why they’re watching Intel (INTC) and Yahoo! (YHOO).

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