Last week, owners of Amazon.com's Kindle Fire tablet computers were pleasantly surprised to find themselves in the possession of 500 brand new "Coins" -- a new, virtual currency developed by the website for use on the website... and nowhere else.
Is this a good idea for Amazon? Opinions can differ. But if you play your cards right, and don't play by Amazon's rules, there's at least one way that Amazon's Coins could be good for consumers. Listen in as Fool contributor Rich Smith lays it out for you.
Everyone knows Amazon is the king of the retail world right now. The Motley Fool's premium report will tell you what's driving the company's growth, and fill you in on reasons to buy and reasons to sell Amazon. The 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.
Copyright © 2009 The Motley Fool, LLC. All rights reserved.