The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which industrials editor/analyst Brendan Byrnes and editor/analyst Isaac Pino discuss topics across the investing world.
In today's edition, Brendan and Isaac take a look at the Dow's second-hottest company so far in 2012, Caterpillar. The company is up over 20% in just the past month. What does this mean for Caterpillar going forward in 2012, and can its competitors keep up?
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