The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which David Meier, advisor for Million Dollar Portfolio, and Fool analyst John Reeves discuss topics around the investing world.

In today's edition, David identifies technology as the top sector for 2012. He argues that we are consuming massive amounts of data and that trend is not going to stop. He also thinks innovation will be key, even if the economy remains sluggish in the coming year.

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