An Uncommon Way to Profit From 3M in 2012

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The following video is part of a special series in which Motley Fool analyst Andrew Tonner and "Options Whiz" Jeff Fischer discuss how to make 2012 the year YOU master the market.

In this edition, Andrew and Jeff analyze 3M. Investors like to invest in stocks they love. However, they might not realize that other investing strategies can complement their holdings in a number of ways. In this article series, part of our Options Education Month, Motley Fool Options co-advisor Jeff Fischer sits down with fellow Fool Andrew Tonner to discuss one strategy investors can use to boost their returns from industrial heavyweight 3M.

For more details on how to trade 3M using similar options strategies with as much potential or more, just click here.

You'll be directed to the Motley Fool Options Whiz -- our interactive "Options U" designed to teach you to trade options sensibly, with a minimum of risk, and all the resources of The Motley Fool behind you -- all 100% FREE!

At the time this article was published Jeff Fischer and Andrew Tonner own shares of no companies listed above. The Motley Fool owns shares of Johnson & Johnson. Motley Fool newsletter services have recommended buying shares of 3M and Johnson & Johnson, as well as creating a diagonal call position in 3M and Johnson & Johnson. 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.

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