Seeing Upside in the Beverage Space

As the year rolls to a close, I'm looking through various sectors to see how they have performed against the overall market over the course of the year. I'm looking for clues as to which areas might be attractive going forward, and also identifying stocks that might be worth owning -- or avoiding -- in 2012.

Today I'd like to examine the beverage space, which has outperformed the overall market, but not by a wide degree. The PowerShares Dynamic Food and Beverage (PBJ) is a good representative of this sector, and it contains many of the industry's best-known brands, such as Coca-Cola (KO)....590 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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