Why Now Isn't a Terrible Time to Invest

The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which analyst John Reeves and advisor David Meier discuss topics across the investing world.

John Hussman recently made a pretty strong case against investing in the market right now. Dave appreciates that view, but argues that he's not investing in the market per se. Rather, he's investing in individual companies. In this video, Dave talks about three amazing companies that will do well over the long run, regardless of the short-term gyrations of the market.

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