Now Is a Great Time to Consider 3D Systems

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3D Systems' second-quarter earnings results may have disappointed investors focused on the bottom line, but the results were certainly encouraging for the long-term investor. In the video below, contributor Steve Heller examines the negativity surrounding the report and explains why it's actually a great thing for the company's future prospects. He argues that if you're a long-term investor looking to get involved in the 3-D printing space, then 3D Systems may make a great addition to your portfolio.

The Economist compares this disruptive invention to the steam engine and the printing press. Business Insider says it's "the next trillion dollar industry". And everyone from BMW, to Nike, to the U.S. Air Force is already using it every day. Watch The Motley Fool's shocking video presentation today to discover the garage gadget that's putting an end to the Made In China era... and learn the investing strategy we've used to double our money on these 3 stocks. Click here to watch now!

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Fool contributor Steve Heller owns shares of Intel and 3D Systems. The Motley Fool recommends 3D Systems and Intel. The Motley Fool owns shares of 3D Systems and Intel and has the following options: short January 2014 $36 calls on 3D Systems and short January 2014 $20 puts on 3D Systems. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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