Classic Throwbacks for Your Portfolio

I got to watch a full slate of football games in between posting for the Open House this weekend. It is amazing how much the game has changed over the past three decades -- the NFL has certainly become a pass-happy league. Long gone are the days of John Riggins and the Hogs and Three Yards and A Cloud of Dust. Even mid-tier quarterbacks now routinely throw for 300 yards or more in a single game.

Call me nostalgic, but I miss the days when good teams would consistently exert their dominance by getting 4, 5 or 6 yards a crack on the ground while keeping the other team off the field. Maybe it's because this type of play better fits my investment style. While others choose to go with the high-fliers that have little earnings but possess a great story -- like Tesla Motors (TSLA) -- I like the stocks of companies that are incrementally and consistently moving the chains....442 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

Read the full story and get access to the Real Money Pro trading floor.

There’s no substitute for a trading floor to get great ideas, so Jim Cramer created a better one at Real Money and blogs there exclusively. We then added legendary hedge fund manager, Doug Kass, with his exclusive Daily Diary and best investing ideas. Staffed with more than 4 dozen investing pros, money managers, journalists and analysts, Real Money Pro gives you a flood of opinions, analysis and actionable trading advice found nowhere else, and allows you to interact directly with each expert.

Already a Subscriber? Please login.

Except as otherwise indicated, quotes are delayed. Quotes delayed at least 20 minutes for all exchanges. Market Data provided by Interactive Data. Company fundamental data provided by Morningstar. Earnings and ratings provided by Zacks. Mutual fund data provided by Valueline. ETF data provided by Lipper. Powered and implemented by Interactive Data Managed Solutions.

TheStreet Ratings updates stock ratings daily. However, if no rating change occurs, the data on this page does not update. The data does update after 90 days if no rating change occurs within that time period.

IDC calculates the Market Cap for the basic symbol to include common shares only. Year-to-date mutual fund returns are calculated on a monthly basis by Value Line and posted mid-month.