We’re halfway through 2017, and so far, so good. All the major market indices have made their way into record-high territory within the past few weeks, and the S&P 500 is up nearly 9% since the end of 2016. That’s well ahead of where it would normally be at this point in the year, and it’s being led by 60%, 70% and 80% performances by the index’s best stocks.
Investors can’t afford to go an autopilot, though … especially considering most stocks are pushing their valuation limits. Now more than usual, it will pay to be picky.
With that as the backdrop, here’s a rundown of 10 of the best stocks to buy for the latter half of 2017. Some of these stocks earned a spot on the list for technical reasons, while others are fundamental bargains. Still others are heading for massive growth.
In all 10 cases, though, there’s something outstanding that makes these stocks better than most other names to choose from.
In no certain order …
Prices and data are from the original InvestorPlace story published on June 26, 2017. Click on ticker-symbol links in each slide for current prices and more.