The following video is part of our daily MarketFoolery podcast, in which host Chris Hill and advisors Ron Gross and Joe Magyer discuss the latest business and investing news. In this audio segment, the guys analyze the merits of giving stocks as gifts, discussing well-known consumer brands such as Coca-Cola and Disney. Ron also suggests an investing gift that challenges the convention wisdom "It's the thought that counts."

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