In the following video from Tuesday's Investor Beat, host Alison Southwick and Motley Fool analysts Mike Olsen and Taylor Muckerman break down the hardest-hitting stories for today's Foolish investor.

In this segment from Investor Beat, Mike and Taylor explain why they're keeping a close watch on shares of BP (NYSE:BP) and PAREXEL (NASDAQ:PRXL).

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