The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which senior analyst Anand Chokkavelu, CFA, discusses topics around the investing world.

Under the leadership of founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, Amazon.com has built itself into the biggest online retailer in the world. Even in its short time in existence, Amazon's shown itself to be a long-term-focused company. But has it proved itself to be enough of a blue chip to be included in the Dow? Anand weighs in.

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