Dow Showdown: Cisco vs. DuPont

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This video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which technology and media editor/analyst Andrew Tonner and health-care editor/analyst David Williamson discuss topics across the investing world.

As part of The Motley Fool Madness Series, Andrew and David go head-to-head analyzing two Dow titans of industry. In today's showdown, networking giant Cisco Systems faces off against DuPont. Cisco offers investors a lot to like with its dominant position in communications equipment. At the same time, DuPont enjoys a diversified portfolio of industrial and chemical products. However, looking ahead, which company has a greater catalyst for growth? Andrew and David present their arguments and our all-star team of analysts ultimately makes the call on the better Dow stock for the next 12 months.

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