Making money in the stock market might look and sound complicated at times, but it really doesn't have to be. As long as you seek out innovative businesses and hang onto these game changers for long periods of time, there's a strong likelihood that you'll be able to build significant wealth over time.

Think about this for a moment: At no point between 1919 and 2019 has the rolling 20-year total return (i.e., including dividends) of the broad-based S&P 500 been negative. In fact, of the 101 years that could be arbitrarily chosen as the endpoint of a rolling 20-year period between 1919 and 2019, only two ended with an average annual total return of less than 5%.

The stock market is a millionaire-maker -- you simply have to be patient while it does its work.

If you have $10,000 in cash at the ready for investments and a long investing horizon, I'd suggest putting that money to work in the following four game-changing stocks, with the intention of never selling.

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