A Cross-Border Battle With Some Pop

Tickers in this article: KO FMX

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Lastly, let's compare the charts of the two stocks:

I prefer to buy stocks in uptrends. Even though I have owned FMX for a while, I would have no problem buying this stock today.

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In fact, when I compare Fomento against the other 3,185 stocks that I follow, it comes in at number 34. Not bad for a large-cap stock.

I think I will pop open an icy cold Mexican Coca-Cola and ponder on the fiscal cliff.

At the time of publication the author had a position in FMX.

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