In this video from Monday's edition of The Motley Fool's Investor Beat, host Chris Hill and Fool analyst Jason Moser take a hard and fast look at the top investing stories of the day.

Wal-Mart (NYSE:WMT) CEO Mike Duke has announced that he will step down, with the current head of Wal-Mart International, Doug McMillon, to take his place. In this segment, the guys discuss why they like the move, what McMillon brings to the table at Wal-Mart, and why this may be a hint at Wal-Mart's future direction.

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