The Unexpected Winners of the Record Holiday Season

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The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which Andrew Tonner, technology editor and analyst, along with Brendan Byrnes, industrials editor and analyst, discuss topics across the investing world.

In today's edition, they discuss how everyone is looking to retailers as the obvious winners this holiday season -- but there are other opportunities as well. With online sales going through the roof, shippers can also be a reasonable bet.

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At the time this article was published Andrew Tonner and Brendan Byrnes do not own shares of the companies listed above. The Motley Fool owns shares of Amazon.com, Best Buy, United Parcel Service, and FedEx.Motley Fool newsletter serviceshave recommended buying shares of FedEx and Amazon.com.Motley Fool newsletter serviceshave also recommended writing covered calls in Best Buy. Try any of our Foolish newsletter servicesfree for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe thatconsidering a diverse range of insightsmakes us better investors. The Motley Fool has adisclosure policy.

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