Last year was challenging in many respects. The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) halted normal societal habits and completely transformed the way we work and buy goods. Meanwhile, from an investment perspective, equities were taken on a historically wild ride. Though patient investors probably ended the year higher, it was anything but a typical year.
If there was one consistency on the investment front in 2020, it was that innovative brand-name companies generally outperformed the broader market. As we dig our heels into a new year, the following four companies stand out as no-brainer stocks to buy.
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