Why This American Icon Will Rise Even Further

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

In today's edition, Brendan and Andrew discuss the Caterpillar and its exceptional year so far. The stock is up over 25% year-to-date, but the company has gotten some bad press recently after closing a Canadian plant. We explain why Caterpillar is still a solid pick for the year ahead.

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At the time this article was published Andrew Tonner has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. Brendan Byrnes has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. The Motley Fool has no positions in the stocks mentioned above.Motley Fool newsletter services recommendPACCAR Inc. 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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