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The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which Andrew Tonner, technology editor and analyst, and Brendan Byrnes, industrials editor and analyst, discuss topics around the investing world.

In the newest edition of this popular series, Andrew and Brendan examine two specific dividend-paying companies to see which deserves a spot in investors' portfolios and which doesn't. Andrew pitches semiconductor stalwart Texas Instruments, and Brendan examines Pitney Bowes.

Dividend investing offers investors a lot to like. However, it certainly carries many inherent risks that can sink an investor's holding if not carefully monitored.

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At the time this article was published Andrew Tonner and Brendan Byrnes own no shares of the companies mentioned here.The Motley Fool owns shares of Amazon.com, Intel, Qualcomm, Texas Instruments, and UPS and has the following options: long JAN 2013 $10.00 calls on Intel.Motley Fool newsletter services recommendAmazon.com and NVIDIA. Try any of our Foolish newsletter servicesfree for 30 days. We Fools don't 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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