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The Motley Fool Investment Guide (Simon & Schuster) is a bestseller; their Motley Fool forum on America Online is one of the most popular investment forums in the online world. Their basic principle: Invest for the long term to avoid excessive taxes and brokerage commissions and the anxieties of a daily fixation with money.

1. Microsoft: While most businesses turn after tax profits of 5 cents on every dollar, Microsoft consistently earns 25 cents to the buck. It has nearly $7 billion in the bank, no debt and excellent prospects for 1997.

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