Three Picks for 2013

I use computerized strategies based on the writings of Wall Street's best-known gurus to choose stocks, and 2012 produced several strategies that performed particularly well. The strategies of Benjamin Graham, Warren Buffet and Kenneth Fisher posted returns of 33.8%, 15.1% and 15.1%, respectively, in 2012. By comparison, the S&P 500 returned 13.4% for the year. Of course, there's no guarantee that these strategies will be big winners in 2013, but they are certainly worth paying attention to.

My Graham-based strategy highlights Dolby Laboratories (DLB), which creates audio, image and voice technologies for the entertainment industry. The strategy focuses on Coach's more than $900 million in annual sales, current ratio of 6.19, zero debt and modest price-to-earnings ratio of 12.2. The company's management is financially conservative, which the Graham strategy also favors....193 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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