The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series in which health care editor and analyst David Williamson and industrials editor and analyst Brendan Byrnes discuss topics across the investing world.

In today's edition, Brendan and David discuss General Motors (NYSE: GM) heading into 2012. This stock is dirt cheap, weighed down by the heavy ownership stake of the U.S. government and exposure to Europe. Can General Motors bounce back after losing more than 40% this year?