Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) initially looked like a great candidate for the real-money Inflation-Protected Income Growth portfolio. In this brief video, portfolio manager Chuck Saletta explains the one reason Coca-Cola didn't make the cut -- and why that could change in the future.

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