NEW YORK ( Stockpickr) -- Perhaps the stock market isn't such a mystery. A recent IPO could have created an unusual anomaly whereby a new entrant was wildly overvalued while proven, longstanding operators were seemingly being ignored.
Thankfully, investors came to their senses and quickly unloaded shares of new IPO Zynga (ZNGA). Shares fell roughly 10% in their first five trading sessions.
Leading up to its IPO, Zynga garnered lots of buzz -- and for good reason. People like games, especially on new platforms such as Facebook. And considering we'll be wasting many hours in the future on such distractions, it pays to find the winning investment angle to profit from the ongoing trend. The good news: You can find great investment opportunities among the established video game firms. These firms already learned the secret to industry success: franchises.
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