Goldman: Buy unloved stocks to beat benchmark

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is sizing up locations for its second US headquarters. Among the criteria: convenient access to mass transit and an international airport, a highly educated labor pool, a strong university system and a diverse population.
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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is sizing up locations for its second US headquarters. Among the criteria: convenient access to mass transit and an international airport, a highly educated labor pool, a strong university system and a diverse population.

Goldman Sachs is recommending fund manager clients buy the stocks that their peers are neglecting in order to beat the S&P 500 this year.

This is a similar strategy that the firm recommended to its hedge fund clients two weeks ago .

So the investment bank that many try to emulate is going all in on a contrarian theme to play this topsy-turvy stock market that is stuck in a trading range.