The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which, David Williamson, health-care editor and analyst, and Andrew Tonner, technology editor and analyst, discuss topics around the investing world.

In today's edition, they look toward 2012 at the stocks poised to meet the year's "Dogs of the Dow" strategy, which is purported to outperform the market.

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