Better Buy: Amazon vs. Apple

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The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which Motley Fool senior technology analyst Eric Bleeker and chief technology officer Jeremy Phillips discuss emerging trends in technology.

In today's edition, Jeremy and Eric pit Amazon.com against Apple to decide which one of these market leaders is the better buy. While Eric and Jeremy admire both Amazon and Apple's business models, the relative valuations between the two companies and international exposure tip the scale in favor of one of these large tech giants.

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At the time this article was published BothEric BleekerandJeremy Phillipsown shares of no companies listed above. The Motley Fool owns shares of Wal-Mart Stores, Apple, and Google.Motley Fool newsletter serviceshave recommended buying shares of Wal-Mart Stores, Apple, Amazon.com, and Google, creating a bull call spread position in Apple, and creating a diagonal call position in Wal-Mart Stores. Try any of our Foolish newsletter servicesfree for 30 days. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe thatconsidering a diverse range of insightsmakes us better investors. The Motley Fool has adisclosure policy.

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