David Gardner is a legend in the investing community.

He picked Amazon when it was just a tiny online book seller, and Netflix back when it was still sending people DVDs by mail! Thanks to his carefully honed approach, David has been able to identify which small companies are poised to become huge down the road.

In this video from our YouTube channel, David discusses the volatile market, shares his thoughts for keeping a cool head, and talks about specific stock ideas for investors looking for opportunities.

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