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

In today's edition, Brendan and Andrew discuss GM's earnings release tomorrow. Profits are expected to be down from GM's excellent fourth quarter last year, but the company is still in great position for a solid 2012. What can we expect from the company's earnings, and for the full year for GM?

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