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 discuss priceline.com, which prepares to finalize its spinoff of its Tripadvisor subsidiary. In this low-return environment, Andrew weighs in on what investors should make of the move.

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