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Online retail giant Amazon.com recently released its much-anticipated quarterly results to mixed reviews. The company informed investors its recent efforts to build out some programs, including cloud services, streaming, and distribution networks, could cause the company to even lose money at some point in the near-term. And although Jeff Bezos clearly intends on managing the company for the long-term, dipping into the red certainly worried some investors. Listen in to find out how Amazon faired and what you need to know about its most recent quarter.

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