Kapitall: Investing 'for the Rest of Us'

Earlier this year, Rutgers University student Daniel Moran noticed that his investment portfolio was being dragged down by tech stocks. To reverse the slide, Moran, 22, took a page from Warren Buffett, buying shares of recognizable companies Coca-Cola (KO) and Kraft Foods (KFT), and investing in Ford Motor (F) after reading about the automaker's growth in emerging markets. His total return since April has been about 6.5 percent, beating the Dow Jones industrial average and Nasdaq Composite Index.

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