The following video is from Wednesday's edition of Investor Beat, in which host Alison Southwick and Motley Fool analysts John Reeves and Taylor Muckerman dissect the hardest-hitting investing stories of the day.

In this segment from Investor Beat, Taylor and John explain why they're keeping a close watch on shares of Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) and Marathon Oil (NYSE:MRO).

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