The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which Andrew Tonner, technology editor and analyst, and Austin Smith, consumer goods editor and analyst, discuss topics across the investing world.

In today's edition, they continue their series, one dividend to buy and one dividend to sell in 2012. Austin buys 3M, the American industrial icon and dividend stalwart. On the flip side, Andrew sells Annaly Capital Management. Listen in as two of our analysts tell you exactly why one dividend deserves your time and another deserves the cold shoulder.

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