The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which analyst John Reeves and advisor David Meier discuss topics around the investing world.
Today's topic is "Favor the Liberators," a theme that was featured in a recent piece in Wired on how to spot the future. The concept is fairly straightforward and involves recognizing scarcity and eliminating barriers to the free flow of goods. In the article, Wired referred to digital streaming as an illustration of the concept. David thinks both Zipcar and LinkedIn are possible ideas for playing this type of trend. In the case of the latter, contacts and job opportunities now seek out individuals, instead of the old way, which was characterized by individuals searching for relatively few opportunities.
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David Meier owns shares of Zipcar. John Reeves has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. The Motley Fool owns shares of Amazon.com, LinkedIn, Netflix, and Zipcar. Motley Fool newsletter services recommend Amazon.com, eBay, LinkedIn, Netflix, and Zipcar. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools don't 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.