During the 2008 financial crisis, several investors pulled their money out of the market entirely, putting selling pressure on securities. But the stock market has recuperated since then. In 2014, the Dow Jones outmatched its previous high recorded in 2007. Dow sits at 18,000, 28% greater than its pre-crisis peak. Having said that, investors, you may want to cash in on these stocks for the next decade.


We once thought McDonald’s is indisputable. But today, the fast food giant is sustaining plunging stock prices and closing several locations. One of the factors driving its decline is more and more people are shifting towards healthier options, not to mention the emergence of cheaper alternatives with higher-quality ingredients and friendlier service.

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. has earned the reputation of being one of the best among relative newcomers in fast, casual dining. Lines spread out the door, as diners embrace their simple menu, a welcome change from its rivals’ complicated, off-changing selections. Chipotle is also known for serving healthy foods, plus it does not add preservatives and GMOs. In mid-2015, its stock declined by 10% amid its impressive growth. Nevertheless, its year-over-year comparable restaurant sales continue to average more than 10%, with no slowdown projection in the future.

Tesla Motors

Although an oil supply slump pushed prices to their lowest levels between late 2014 and early 2015, majority of analysts are certain oil and gas will never again hit be as cheap as they were in the 1990s (and before).

The electric car market is the future, and Tesla Motors Inc. has further advanced its technology than its counterparts. Its current offerings this year may be expensive for average consumers, but the firm is slated to launch its first mass-market electric car by 2017. And by 2020, Tesla hopes to produce more than 500,000 electric cars a year in its Gigafactory.

Under Armour

Under Armour Inc. is enjoying the United States’ cultural change towards health consciousness. Being popular among prime athletes, the company’s adrenaline-fueled marketing strategies are considered the best in the industry. Amateur and casual athletes want to wear what the world’s best players in the game wear. Also, its gear becomes a staple in college and professional locker rooms. The clothing company’s global sales increased by more than 120% from the fourth quarter of 2013 to 2014.