I love fishing in muddy waters. That's because I believe that some of the best investing ideas are in sectors into which few sane investors would bother to venture. Think about it. Aren't treacherously unloved industries the ones crying out the loudest for reinvention? Of course.
Our Motley Fool Rule Breakers newsletter service specializes in disruptive technologies -- and what can be more worth disrupting than what's not working? I'm not suggesting that a sector has to be cursed. Simply being stalled will do just fine. When the automobile displaced the buggy whip or the computer relegated the typewriter to an office-supply-store relic, it wasn't because horses or electronic typewriters had cooties. They just weren't exactly booming niches -- and hence the search for dynamic replacements that would enhance their intended purpose while providing lucrative opportunities for the agents of change leading the revolution.
So let's look at some really great companies doing things right in some really atrocious industries.
Marvell Technology Group
Great Wolf Resorts
Can successful growth investing be that easy? Not quite. But that doesn't mean it isn't a pretty good place to start. Two of those five stocks have been recently recommended in our Rule Breakers newsletter service, partly because they were kicking up a refreshing fuss in sectors that weren't just begging for better mousetraps -- they were begging to be rid of mice, period.
You are welcome to learn more about those two stocks -- and the many other monthly recommendations -- by taking us up on a free 30-day trial subscription. But even if you decide not to kick the newsletter service's tires to learn more about ultimate growth stock investing, always remember that there are tasty fish to be found lurking deep in cloudy waters. Throw out the line. You may be surprised at what you catch.
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Longtime Fool contributor Rick Munarriz really does enjoy ferreting for opportunities where others aren't looking -- you could probably call him an investing claustrophobic. He owns shares in Great Wolf Resorts. The Fool has a disclosure policy. Rick is also part of the Rule Breakers newsletter research team, seeking out tomorrow's ultimate growth stocks a day early.