Fool contributor Travis Hoium has taken a view of Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) stock that's contrary to that of most of his fellow Fools. But falling margins in the first quarter and massive investments in streaming content have him thinking that profits will continue to be elusive for Amazon going forward. Travis covers the biggest reasons he's short Amazon stock in the video below. 

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