I’m tasked with providing readers with some of the final top stock picks of the year. It’s been brutal for some S&P 500 stocks in 2022. Align Technology (NASDAQ:ALGN) has lost nearly 70% of its value, while others such as Warren Buffet’s big play, Occidental Petroleum (NYSE:OXY), is up nearly 130% heading into December. Thus, plenty of stocks…

When you’re looking for companies to invest in, those with plenty of free cash flow are a great option. Why are these such popular stocks to buy? That cash flow means the companies tend to be in good financial shape. In addition, having free cash flow means they have the flexibility to make moves as…