The 50 best stocks of all time

Professor of Finance Hendrik Bessembinder wants to let you in on a secret. It’s unlikely you’ll choose a winner. The trick, he says, is to diversify your portfolio.

Home runs in stock market are harder to hit than we thought

New research by Professor of Finance Hendrik Bessembinder shows that the slim odds of picking companies that will turn into big winners also apply to picking publicly traded stocks that will outperform U.S. Treasury bills in the long run.