The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which industrials editor/analyst Brendan Byrnes and technology editor/analyst Andrew Tonner discuss topics across the investing world.

In another addition of The Fool's popular article series, "1 Dividend To Buy, 1 Dividend To Sell," two of the Fool's analysts sit down to break down the specifics of two specific stocks. Today, Brendan explains exactly why he likes Waste Management, while Andrew discusses what makes him skeptical about telecom company Alaska Communications. With interest rates so low and dividend investing garnering major interest, investors always need to take care to know what they're getting themselves into. Listen in to see exactly why two of our stock pickers think what they do.

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