On Thursday's edition of the Motley Fool's Investor Beat, host Chris Hill and Fool analysts David Hanson and Matt Koppenheffer take a hard-and-fast look at the market stories investors need to know.

In this segment, Matt and David discuss why they'll be keeping a close eye on shares of Ross Stores (NASDAQ: ROST) and Fannie Mae (NASDAQOTCBB: FNMA) this week.

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