Bezos to the Rescue

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The following video is from Tuesday's Investor Beat, in which host Chris Hill and Motley Fool analysts David Hanson and Jason Moser dissect the hardest-hitting investing stories of the day.

Founder and CEO of Jeff Bezos is buying The Washington Post with $250 million of his own money. In this segment of Investor Beat, David and Jason discuss what this means for the iconic but troubled newspaper, and whether this surprise venture will prove a distraction for Amazon's lead man.

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