In this segment from Monday's Investor Beat, Motley Fool analysts Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman each take a look at one stock on their radar this week. Jason discusses Microsoft's (NASDAQ:MSFT) ambitious hardware-focused plans, and tells investors why he would much rather see the company continue to shift its focus toward the software side. Taylor looks at the newly IPO'd CBS Outdoor, spun off from its parent company CBS Corp. (NASDAQ:VIAC) on Friday, and why he's interested in the billboard business.

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