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Neil Patel

Neil Patel


Neil Patel is a long-term investor focused on finding the next compounding machine. His investing philosophy is simple: find high-quality companies, don't overpay, and do nothing. He covers consumer goods companies for The Motley Fool.

Recent articles


3 Great Reasons to Buy Netflix

Due to some remarkably beneficial attributes, the outlook is still favorable for this streaming juggernaut.


This Top Cryptocurrency Stock Has a Major Drawback -- Here's What Investors Need to Know

Shareholders may not be getting the diversity and stability they originally expected.


September Sell-Off: Where to Invest $500 Right Now

If you have some cash to put to work, here's a market-beating stock that you need to consider.

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3 Takeaways From Five Below's Q2 Earnings

The stock fell 13% on the news, but don't let that distract you from the impressive growth outlook.


This Could Be the Biggest Streaming Winner of the Stock Market Sell-Off

Take advantage of other investors' pessimism to bolster your own portfolio.


This Cathie Wood Stock Looks Unstoppable

It sometimes pays to follow the portfolio decisions of prominent investors, like this one involving a burgeoning digital-payments business.


You're Just in Time to Buy This Value Stock

After what has been an impressive bull market since the depths of the pandemic, you'll want to take a look at this rare deal.


These 3 Cathie Wood Stocks Could Give You an Early Retirement

Following this popular investor's bets might just boost your portfolio.


This Low-Risk Stock Is a Long-Term Winner

An explosion in the digital-payments space is propelling this business. The biggest risk facing investors might be not owning a piece of it.

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Don't Wait for a Market Crash to Buy This Growth Stock

What happens in the near term is unknown, so protect your portfolio with this fintech pioneer.

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Here's a No-Brainer Growth Stock You Should Invest $500 in Today

What may seem like a small sum of money today could increase significantly in value over time.


3 Top Stocks for the Back-to-School Season

Different times of the year can provide fruitful investment opportunities for some stocks. It's up to you to spot them.


Looking to Buy Dogecoin? Consider This Growth Stock Instead

It's time to look at the thriving business behind this booming consumer product.


This Cheap Stock Could Make You Forget About AMC and GameStop

Offering a mix of value and growth, this popular retailer belongs on every investor's watch list.


2 Top Cathie Wood Stocks Have This 1 Thing in Common

It's a surprisingly simple yet effective strategy that has rewarded shareholders immensely.

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Got $1,000? Buy These 4 Stocks If the Market Sells Off

Investing your hard-earned cash into these superb businesses is a smart decision for your portfolio and your peace of mind.


Buffett's Second-Biggest Stock Has Nothing on This Growing Juggernaut

The investment case for this fast-growing industry leader speaks for itself.


Beat Inflation by Buying This Popular Streaming Stock

Here's a high-quality business that should prosper whether its price increases are temporary or here to stay.

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Is It Time to Sell Peloton Stock?

The connected-fitness maker is feeling the effects of the economic reopening.


1 Warning Sign in Peloton's Earnings

Shareholders have to weigh the pros and cons of management's latest strategic move.