The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which Motley Fool Inside Value advisor Joe Magyer and Matt Trogdon, business community connector, discuss topics across the investing world.

In today's edition of their beginning investor series, Joe and Matt talk about why a new investor might want to invest in one of America's iconic brands: Ford Motor. They go over the business model, the competitive space, and the macro environment that might affect someone's investment.

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