Recently, Motley Fool financial analyst Matt Koppenheffer took a hard dive into some serious number crunching, to correlate the relationship between several commonly used metrics for predicting financial stock performances, and how well those stocks actually did over the past 10 years.

In this video, he and his fellow Foolish financial analyst David Hanson discuss which metrics really did correlate to a strong performance over that period, and how people should invest today based on that information. 


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