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On today's edition of "MarketFoolery," the new daily podcast from The Motley Fool, we dig into the following topics:

Bill Gross runs the world's biggest bond fund and is now shorting U.S. Treasuries. Why is he betting big against Uncle Sam, and what does it mean for investors?

Wal-Mart (NYSE: WMT) is hoping a new shift in strategy will help reverse its recent decline in U.S. stores. Is stocking thousands of more items on the shelves the answer to Wal-Mart's problems? And is Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) still Wal-Mart's most dangerous competitor, or do our analysts having another retailer in mind?

Chinese online video company Youko.com (NYSE: YOKU) has a market cap that is nearly half the size of Netflix's (Nasdaq: NFLX). So how does Youko.com's balance sheet look? Our analysts dig through the numbers to see just how little Netflix has to fear.

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Chris Hill owns shares of Amazon. Amazon and Netflix are recommendations of Motley Fool Stock Advisor. Wal-Mart is a recommendation of Inside Value and Global Gains. The Motley Fool owns shares of Wal-Mart. The Motley Fool's disclosure policy was nominated for an Academy Award in 2005 but didn't win. Whatever, Reese Witherspoon.