Three From the Hot List

Readers know I choose stocks by relying on the strategies of investment greats, whom I call gurus -- Benjamin Graham, Peter Lynch, Martin Zweig and others who have written about how they invest. Years ago, I took their advice and automated their strategies so I could screen any stock on Nasdaq or the New York Stock Exchange via any of my dozen guru strategies and see if the stock received a high grade.

In addition to looking at the performance of individual strategies, I also created for my website the Validea Hot List. This is calculated by looking at all the strategies at once and finding those stocks that get approval from more than one guru strategy, among other criteria. By doing this, the Hot List provides an additional level of diversification for a given number of stocks because each strategy looks at a unique set of criteria. Stocks that earn multi-guru strategy approval are therefore very strong across a wide range of fundaments, and history shows these are the types of stocks most likely to do well....350 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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