I have been investing for 6 years now by myself. I have chosen many stocks that have the potential to be bought out, taken over, and or the acquirer. I look for dividend payers, and also growth stocks.
"Sometimes your whole life boils down into one insane move!"
CEO, Coach, Gamer, Dad, Numbers Whiz, 20 Years trading experience.
Winning Trades given to followers in spring 2012 : LGF at 11, AAPL at 525 - that fall AAPL hit 700.
Focus on the "Fundamentals" of what your investment can produce, NOT on the day to day fluctuations of where you HOPE it will go!! . I'm the 7th son out of 7 sons, my daddy was a Pistol, I'm a Son Of A Gun.