The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which senior technology analyst Eric Bleeker and consumer goods editor/analyst Austin Smith discuss topics across the investing world.

As part of our series "3 Reasons to Buy/Sell," we're taking a look at the risks and opportunities facing every stock in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Having looked at three reasons to sell Microsoft, Eric now takes a look at reasons to buy the company. Among the reasons Eric cites is a compelling valuation, strength in the company's servers and tools division, and a hidden catalyst in emerging markets no one's talking about. To see Eric's thoughts on Microsoft, watch the video below.

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