The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series in which consumer goods editor/analyst Austin Smith and technology editor/analyst Andrew Tonner discuss topics across the investing world.

eBay recently released its fourth-quarter earnings, and they were a real beauty. The company, left for dead as recently as two years ago, now appears in the midst of a beautiful turnaround -- and for some reasons investors might not fully realize. In this video, Andrew discusses the earnings release and what he expects from eBay into the future.

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