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New Investor? These Stocks Could Grow Your Portfolio

New Investor? These Stocks Could Grow Your Portfolio

In other words, before buying a stock, ask yourself, "What does this company have that its rivals lack?" Companies with a competitive edge are often great long-term investments. For instance, Adobe (NASDAQ: ADBE) and Walt Disney (NYSE: DIS) fit that bill, and both stocks have been big winners in the last decade, rising about 1,970% and 360%, respectively. Adobe has become one of the world's premier software brands.