Last year’s stock-picking contest just came to a close, and it was down to the wire. For the winners and losers, though, there’s no time for celebrating or head-hanging.
Instead, it’s time for another year and another compilation of your best bets for the coming 12 months. The 10 Best Stocks for 2013 contest is under way.
This InvestorPlace feature lists 10 long-term investments from a group of money managers, market experts and financial journalists. The 10 Best Stocks for 2013 is meant to provide buy-and-hold picks you can purchase now and sit on for a year — and come out better off at the end of it.
Throughout the year, the writers will regularly offer updates on the good, the bad and the ugly of their respective picks. There’s a long way to the finish line, of course, but the starting gun has already sounded.
With that in mind, let’s take a look at each writer’s recommendation for the New Year: