On Friday's Investor Beat, host Alison Southwick and Motley Fool analysts Charly Travers and Ron Gross dissect the hardest-hitting investing stories of the day.

In this segment, Charly and Ron explain why they're keeping a close watch on shares of MFC Industrial (UNKNOWN:MIL.DL) and Costco (NASDAQ:COST).

Alison Southwick owns shares of Costco Wholesale and MFC Industrial. Charly Travers owns shares of MFC Industrial. Ron Gross owns shares of Costco Wholesale. The Motley Fool recommends MFC Industrial. It recommends and owns shares of Costco Wholesale. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.