1 Dividend to Buy, 1 Dividend to Sell

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The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which Andrew Tonner, technology editor and analyst, and Austin Smith, consumer goods editor and analyst, discuss topics across the investing world.

In today's edition, they continue their series, one dividend to buy and one dividend to sell in 2012. Austin buys 3M, the American industrial icon and dividend stalwart. On the flip side, Andrew sells Annaly Capital Management. Listen in as two of our analysts tell you exactly why one dividend deserves your time and another deserves the cold shoulder.

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At the time this article was published Austin Smith and Andrew Tonner do not own shares of the companies listed above. The Motley Fool owns shares of Annaly Capital Management.Motley Fool newsletter serviceshave recommended buying shares of 3M and Annaly Capital Management.Motley Fool newsletter serviceshave recommended creating a diagonal call position in 3M. Try any of our Foolish newsletter servicesfree for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe thatconsidering a diverse range of insightsmakes us better investors. The Motley Fool has adisclosure policy.

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