Is This Merger Amazon-Proof?

The following video is from Tuesday's MarketFoolery podcast, in which host Chris Hill, along with analysts Joe Magyer and Matt Argersinger, discuss the top business and investing stories of the day.

Shares of Office Depot and OfficeMax were soaring this morning on reports that the two companies are discussing a merger. Would a merger help the companies fend off Amazon.com ? What would a merger mean for Staples ? In this installment of MarketFoolery, our analysts discuss the merits of Google stores and the implications for investors.

Everyone knows Amazon is the big bad wolf in the retail world right now, but at its sky-high valuation, most investors are worried it's the company's share price that will get knocked down instead of its competitors'. We'll tell you what's driving the company's growth and fill you in on reasons to buy and reasons to sell Amazon in our new premium report. Our report also has you covered with a full year of free analyst updates to keep you informed as the company's story changes, so click here now to read more.

The relevant video segment can be found between 4:40 and 7:48.

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Chris Hill owns shares of Amazon.com. Joe Magyer owns shares of Amazon.com. Matthew Argersinger has options on Amazon.com. The Motley Fool recommends Amazon.com and owns shares of Amazon.com and Staples. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools don't 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.

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