The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which analyst John Reeves and advisor David Meier discuss topics across the investing world.

Dave and John consider whether Merck will be a dominant company 10 years from now. Dave feels it's a solid company that may not be the innovator it once was. After considering its competitive position, Dave offers up his long-term outlook.

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