The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which financial and economics sector head Ilan Moscovitz and consumer goods editor/analyst Austin Smith discuss topics across the investing world.

In today's edition, Ilan and Austin battle it out to see which sector -- banking or consumer goods -- is the better bet right now. Find out two of the best ways to invest in today's economy.

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