The following video is part of a special series in which Motley Fool analyst Brendan Byrnes and "Options Whiz" Bryan Hinmon discuss how to make 2012 the year YOU master the market.

In this edition, Brendan and Bryan analyze Microsoft. With many people thinking that Microsoft won't return very much over the next few years, investors may be excited to learn about a way to realize high-flying returns from this tech stalwart.