With the S&P 500 (SNPINDEX:^GSPC) up 22% on the year so far and with Fed tapering expected in the new year, there's considerable uncertainty about the market in 2014. Fool analyst David Meier thinks this might provide a buying opportunity for patient investors. He recommends Whole Foods (NASDAQ:WFM), Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA), and Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) as companies that will perform well over the long term, even if the overall market is weak.

In the video, David lays out his case. After discussing the possibility of tapering, he explains why he likes quality companies. He concludes by making the case for Whole Foods, Tesla, and Netflix.

John Mackey, co-CEO of Whole Foods Market, is a member of The Motley Fool's board of directors. David Meier has no position in any stocks mentioned. John Reeves owns shares of Whole Foods Market. The Motley Fool recommends and owns shares of Netflix, Tesla Motors, and Whole Foods Market. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.