The following video is from Wednesday's MarketFoolery podcast, in which host Chris Hill, as well as analysts Bryan Hinmon and Joe Tenebruso, discuss the top business and investing stories.

In today's edition, while some investors may have been wrapped up in the Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) story this year, the guys give their opinion for what the real biggest story of the year was. We also hear about four dividend stock picks to beat inflation in the long run, what Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) biggest challenge is going to be from now on, why we're looking closely at the CEOs at Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) and Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (UNKNOWN:GMCR.DL), and what the guys' three stock picks to watch in 2013 will be.

Chris Hill owns shares of Microsoft. Joe Tenebruso and Bryan Hinmon have no positions in the stocks mentioned above. The Motley Fool owns shares of Apple, Facebook, and Microsoft and has options on Facebook and Green Mountain Coffee Roasters. Motley Fool newsletter services recommend Apple, Facebook, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, and Microsoft. 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.