Amazon's Big Hire

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The following video is from Monday's Investor Beat, in which host Chris Hill and analysts Andy Cross and Bill Barker dissect the hardest-hitting investing stories of the day.

One day before President Obama arrives at one of its facilities, announced it is hiring an additional 5,000-7,000 people to work in the retailer's warehouses and customer service centers. The move will increase Amazon's warehouse staffing by at least 25%. In our lead story on Investor Beat, Bill and Andy examine what the news means for Amazon, the leadership of CEO Jeff Bezos, and why shares of Amazon still have room to run.

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