Jeff Bezos' New Paper

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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 today's 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.

Also, a look at four stocks that made big moves on Tuesday's market. Shares of Washington Post were up today on the Bezos news. Michael Kors raises first-quarter profits 82% and ups its full-year guidance. And it was a bad day for apparel retailers, as both Urban Outfitters and American Eagle fell today.

Finally, our analysts discuss why they'll be watching shares of Markel and Freddie Mac very closely this week.

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