The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which associate advisor Charly Travers and analyst Jason Moser discuss topics across the investing world.

Sears' stock has taken a tremendous run over the past month, but is it still a buy? Charly doesn't think so. Sears has all the elements of a value trap, and there is a stronger brand investors should consider as a mall anchor.

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