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What's In a Ticker Symbol? More Than You Might Think

It turns out, choosing an amusing ticker symbol isn't just an exercise in fun-and-games. Several studies have found that companies with clever or catchy ticker symbols tend to perform better. Here are some examples.

Three Market Beating Stocks

Conventional wisdom suggests that when everyone is selling stocks, a good way to make money is to buck the trend and get in and buy. That is, as long as you have an iron stomach and can hold onto to your investment for the long haul.