Combining Value and Growth

You could not find two individuals more different than my fellow Real Money contributor Brian Sozzi and myself. Brain loves Red Bull, healthy food and gyms. I prefer red wine, steak subs and the couch. His website has references to battlegrounds and fight clubs. Mine has articles about baseball and philosophy that were written on the couch.

In spite of this, we have become friends, and we often exchange barbs over Twitter and other social media. This morning, my intense friend sent me a Tweet advising me to research only stocks that have a return on equity over 17%. Naturally I suggested that he substitute stocks below tangible book value. When my coffee kicked in, it occurred to me that perhaps we could put together a list that made us both happy....579 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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