There’s no disputing that buying and holding high-quality stocks is the best way to generate wealth over the long term. And we’re not talking about holding for weeks or months. We advocate that investors should buy shares of businesses they’ll be comfortable owning for years.
To illustrate that point, we asked three top Motley Fool investors to each pick a stock they think investors would do well to hang onto for the next 50 years. Read on to learn why they like these stocks.
Best Stocks To Invest In 2018: QUALCOMM Incorporated(QCOM)
The U.S. stock market still remains under the looming shadow of market volatility which commenced in February. Notably, President Trump’s tariff policies raised fears of a global trade war and spurred inflationary concerns and geopolitical conflicts, resulting in stock market volatility. Further, Trump’s decision to terminate Iran nuclear deal only accentuated the issue.
Markets remain highly unstable with rapid ascent being witnessed in one week, followed by a sharp decline the very next week. Investors remain skeptical about the imposition of tariffs despite the fact that....More>>>
Let’s call a spade a spade. Turnaround stocks are fun. They’re even more fun when you’re able to say you bought them at — or at least near — their low because you understood the underlying story better than most other investors did.
While we’re being completely honest with ourselves though, let’s also admit that “buying on the dip” can often leave us battered, bruised and burned.
But slow and steady wins the race. Stocks that never really waver from their upward march can look and feel relatively expensive, making them tough....More>>>
For a company to be considered a "growth stock," the only real criteria is that you are buying it because you believe in the unbridled potential for the stock’s price to go up over time.
That being said, I personally believe adding some specific criteria can help to increase the probability of finding a stock with Amazon-esque return potential. By buying companies with market capitalizations under $20 billion, there’s more room for the stocks to grow over time. And by buying companies that have shown strong revenue growth — an average of over 20% over the....More>>>
U.S. stocks seem to have shrugged off all uncertainties regarding nagging trade tensions between the United States and China. The one-and-a-half-month-long tech tantrums also have eased and rising rate worries have probably taken a backseat after weaker-than-expected U.S. jobs data.
Top 10 High Tech Stocks To Buy For 2018: 3M Company(MMM)
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IN April, I included 3M Co (NYSE:MMM) in my list of seven stocks that are great stocks and great businesses.
Over the past decade, 3M stock has delivered....More>>>