The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which, Eric Bleeker, senior technology editor, and Maggie Muraca discuss topics around the investing world.

At The Motley Fool, a company goal this year has been to get all of its employees investing and learning about how to secure their financial future. In this edition, Eric Bleeker talks to Maggie Muraca, a marketing employee, to get more background on her decision to begin investing and use her personal experience within China to buy both Apple and Wal-Mart.

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