The following video is from Thursday's edition of 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.

In this segment, David and Jason discuss why they'll be keeping a close eye on Fannie Mae (NASDAQOTH:FNMA) and National Oilwell Varco (NYSE:NOV).

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