The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which Chris Bledsoe and Austin Smith discuss topics around the investing world.

Recent news suggests trouble at both Best Buy and Research In Motion. Best Buy is closing 50 U.S. stores, and Research In Motion posted an awful quarter. In today's edition, Chris and Austin discuss which company is in more trouble, and why.

Every now and again, we come across a stock that has us so excited we can hardly contain our investing enthusiasm. We've uncovered one such pick with so much promise that we've dubbed it "The Motley Fool's Top Stock for 2012." We've created a special free report for investors to uncover this soon-to-be rock star. The report highlights a company that is revolutionizing commerce in Latin America, and you can get instant access to the name of this company by clicking here to download it now.

Austin Smith and Chris Bledsoe have no positions in the stocks mentioned above. The Motley Fool owns shares of Apple, Best Buy, and Microsoft. Motley Fool newsletter services recommend Apple, Microsoft and Nokia. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.