Beer or Booze Lover on Your List? Give a Gift That Keeps on Giving

on 24/12/13 at 10:18 am

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indexOwning stock in a company whose products you love can be a rewarding experience, and not just financially. iPhone fans can take pride in owning shares of Apple. Car buffs can feel good about owning stock in a resurgent Ford. Coffee lovers get some extra perk from owning a piece of Starbucks.

It also gives a stockholder a natural interest in his or her investment, and that goes a long way in understanding the business and industry — and staying ahead of other investors.

For stock investors who love beer, it’s a fine time. Compelling investing arguments can be made for at least three brewers right now: Boston Beer (NYSE: SAM  ) , Anheuser-Busch InBev (NYSE: BUD  ) , and Craft Brew Alliance (NASDAQ: BREW  ) . If you have a beer lover on your Christmas list, consider giving the gift of stock, or at least a recommendation. There’s a company out there that suits almost every taste, either as a beer drinker or stock investor. And perhaps both.

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