2 Dividend Stocks, 1 Sugar-Busting Mayor

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The following video is part of our nationally syndicated Motley Fool Money radio show, with host Chris Hill talking with Ron Gross, James Early, and Charly Travers. This week, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg unveiled a proposal to ban the sale of sugary drinks in containers of more than 16 ounces. In this segment, the guys analyze what it means for beverage giants Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, and Starbucks and share why Monster Beverage may be a hidden winner in the proposal.

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At the time this article was published Chris Hillowns shares of Coca-Cola and Starbucks. The Motley Fool owns shares of Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, and Starbucks.Motley Fool newsletter serviceshave recommended buying shares of Coca-Cola, Starbucks, PepsiCo, Monster Beverage, and McDonald's, writing covered calls on Starbucks, and creating a diagonal call position in PepsiCo. The Motley Fool has adisclosure policy. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe thatconsidering a diverse range of insightsmakes us better investors. Try any of our Foolish newsletter servicesfree for 30 days.

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