The Worst Dow Stocks This Year

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average is up 19.1% so far this year, but not every stock is in on the party. Caterpillar is the only stock that's fallen so far this year as investors worry that infrastructure spending in China has reached a peak. IBM and ExxonMobil haven't lost money, but they've gone almost nowhere in 2013 because revenue and earnings are headed in the wrong direction. In this video, Fool contributor Travis Hoium discusses why these three stock are lagging and why at least one of these companies is in a long-term slide. 

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