the Nasdaq 100 has had a huge rush since the pandemic hit the stock market. Most investors want some of this action, but high valuations and market volatility could keep you from diving into the full index.
Still, some of the big Nasdaq stocks are great candidates for long-term investors or retirement accounts. These two can offer a combination of stability and growth to strengthen your portfolio in the long run.
Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) may seem like an obvious inclusion here, but let’s take a moment to analyze why this is a stock that you can keep in your portfolio for years.
As a leader in the highly fragmented e-commerce world, Amazon has about 40% of the US market and nearly 8% of the global market.
The share of online sales in total retail sales will almost certainly continue to grow, and the overall e-commerce market is expected to grow by around 10% over the next few years.
The company will certainly see an intensification …