One of the wildest years on record for equities is nearly over. Yet when the curtain closes on 2020, the benchmark S&P 500 will probably have ended the year higher by a double-digit percentage. This isn’t too shabby, considering that we’ve been navigating our way through the worst recession in the U.S. in decades.
The good news for investors is that a new year breeds new opportunity. A focus on fiscal stimulus and an incredibly dovish Federal Reserve offers hope that we could see a roaring bull market for years to come.
Best of all, investors don’t need to have a cash pile the size of Fort Knox to build wealth in the stock market. If you have $100 that can be put to work right now, here are four of the best stocks you can buy for 2021.