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13 Stocks to Start Investing With in 2013

If you're keeping your savings in low-return but "safe" investments, this is the year you need to get your money off the sidelines and into some solid stocks. No stock is risk-free, but these 13 picks are the best we can find for novice investors looking to get their feet wet in the market.

Microdistilleries Are Changing How America Drinks

The country's troubled history with alcohol -- particularly Prohibition -- had a huge impact on what consumers expect from their alcoholic beverages. The bland, blended spirits that became popular after Prohibition ended are finally giving way to today's thirst for unique and locally made alcoholic beverages.

Diageo May Be Headed for a Hangover

Don't bet on the stock continuing its upward spiral. Some close watchers of Diageo and the spirits market say the stock is doomed to sputter. "We expect the stock to perform well below the broader market," says Zacks Investment Research.