The following video is from Friday's Investor Beat, in which host Chris Hill and analysts Ron Gross and James Early look at the hardest-hitting investing stories of the day.

In this segment, ExxonMobil (NYSE:XOM) and Chevron (NYSE:CVX) reported higher quarterly profits thanks to success in their refinery operations. ExxonMobil is once again the world's biggest public company. Which oil giant is the better bet for investors going forward? In this installment of Investor Beat, our analysts discuss the future of the two companies.

The relevant video segment can be found between 3:28 and 4:49.

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