How 3-D Printing Is Like the Internet Circa 1997


Last week, I invited Fool co-founder David Gardner into our brand-new Motley Fool studio space here in Alexandria, Va. We spent nearly an hour talking about the state of the retail investor here in 2013, his investing philosophy, and his current thinking on a half-dozen specific stocks in his Supernova universe. (You can view the entire interview here.)

Among the companies we discussed were two of the 10 best-performing stocks of 2012, 3D Systems and Stratasys .

David recommended both of these companies last year, and still likes them (and in equal weights). David believes 3-D printing as an industry is going to be vital in the future -- not unlike the where the Internet stood 15 years ago. You can watch his full answer in the video below (run time: 3:56).

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The article How 3-D Printing Is Like the Internet Circa 1997 originally appeared on managing editor Brian Richards doesn't own shares of any companies mentioned. Fool co-founder David Gardner owns shares of AOL and Stratasys.The Motley Fool recommends shares of Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, 3D Systems, and Stratasys. The Motley Fool owns shares of 3D Systems, PepsiCo, and Stratasys and has the following options: Short Jan 2014 $55 calls on 3D Systems and short Jan 2014 $30 puts on 3D Systems. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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