Should You Love This Dow Stock?: GE

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

In today's edition, Brendan and Andrew take a look at an American icon, General Electric. Brendan likes that GE has been reducing risk at its GE Capital unit, and has been focusing more on its core energy and infrastructure segments. The company is expecting double-digit profit growth in 2012, and Brendan believes GE is a solid, safe company that you can add to your portfolio and forget about.

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