The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which analyst John Reeves and advisor David Meier discuss topics around the investing world.
David read a fascinating article recently in Foreign Policy, which essentially made the case for why ExxonMobil is the leading oil company in the world, and why it's likely to stay that way. Everyone knows already about ExxonMobil's technological and operational prowess. But this article also focused on ExxonMobil's incredibly strong political risk-analysis capability that allows the company to scour the globe looking for attractive investment opportunities. When you consider ExxonMobil's solid dividend and outstanding performance in recent years, this all adds up to make it a very compelling investment idea right now.
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