A Tale of Two Stocks

A recent chat with mutual fund manager, James Wiess of Putnam Investors, yielded two stock ideas that couldn't be more different: General Motors and Google.
Adrienne Carter

If anyone knows controversy, it’s a fund manager at the once, scandal-plagued Putnam Investments. But the drama at the investment firm is nothing like the drama in James Wiess’s portfolio, Putnam Investors. This fund isn’t your typical large cap core fund with—yawn—names like General Electric or Wal-Mart Stores. It’s more like a collection of 100 or so controversial names in the market. As I see it, a far more interesting way to invest.

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