The following story is from Thursday's Investor Beat, in which host Chris Hill, and Motley Fool analysts David Hanson and Matt Koppenheffer, dissect the hardest-hitting investing stories of the day.

In this segment, Matt and David explain why they're keeping a close watch on shares of Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI) and AIG (NYSE:AIG).

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