Motley Fool co-founder Tom Gardner's Everlasting Portfolio is crushing the market. Many believe it's the ultimate example of the power of buy-and-hold investing, with the interesting feature of a minimum five-year holding period for all of Tom's stock investments.

In this video, Motley Fool analysts Joe Tenebruso and Eric Bleeker discuss why Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ:WFM) makes the cut as an Everlasting business. Also in the video, Joe explains how investors could use opportunities created by Wall Street's short-term focus to their advantage.