Dow Industrials: GE vs. 3M, Which is the Better Buy?

Caterpillar (NYS: CAT) , Boeing (NYS: BA) , United Technologies (NYS: UTX) General Electric (NYS: GE) , and 3M (NYS: MMM) are some of the few real industrials left in the Dow Jones Industrial Index. So what's the best industrial buy there? GE and MMM are both interesting, as they both have exposure to fast-growing markets like natural gas, building materials, power, and water.

In this video, Motley Fool Analyst Isaac Pino fields the question, "If I had to pick one or the other...." and gives you his personal pick between the two.

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Blake Bos has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. Isaac Pino owns shares of General Electric Company. The Motley Fool owns shares of General Electric Company. Motley Fool newsletter services recommend 3M Company. 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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