Is This Dividend Stock Right About the Economy?

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The following video is part of our daily MarketFoolery podcast, in which host Chris Hill and advisors Andy Cross, Charly Travers, and Joe Magyer discuss the day's business and investing news. Shares of 3M were down thanks to weak earnings and the company's bearish outlook on the economy. The guys debate which companies are most worth listening to when it comes to economic forecasting.

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