A Holiday Message From Peter Lynch: Invest in What's Filling Your Shopping Cart

Peter Lynch is famous for the idea of investing in what you know, a tenet we espouse at The Motley Fool -- especially around the holidays. In this segment from the Motley Fool's Investor Beat, analyst Jason Moser shares his holiday shopping list and offers advice on how to separate the solid long-term investments from the trendy companies (and possibly bad buys) under your tree.

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Alison Southwick has no position in any stocks mentioned. Jason Moser owns shares of Amazon.com, Under Armour, and Nike. The Motley Fool recommends Amazon.com, American Express, Nike, and Under Armour. The Motley Fool owns shares of Amazon.com, Nike, and Under Armour. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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