If there’s one lesson the stock market is always willing to teach, it’s that patience pays off. Despite navigating its way through the Black Monday crash in 1987, the dot-com bubble, the Great Recession, and the coronavirus crash, the benchmark S&P 500 has delivered an average annual total return of more than 11% since the beginning of 1980.
Patience can pay off for you, as well, if you put your money to work in game-changing businesses and allow your investment thesis to play out over time. As we move into the second half of 2021, this trio of top stocks has the potential to make you a lot richer.
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