Lou Carlozo, an investment contributor for U.S. News and World Report, is working on a story about the best companies to invest in related to the smartphone market. This could run the gamut from the companies that make and sell the phones, to parts suppliers, to those behind the technology or apps they use and more. We’re asking for your replies *via email* by 6 p.m. Central on Thursday, May 18. Simply share a bullet point or several on each pick that identify: a) the name of the company and symbol b) what makes it a good investment c) relevant facts and information that bolster your case. Longer replies are better than shorter ones; ideally, a full paragraph or more per bullet point. Several picks always preferred. Finally: Any other relevant information you want to share with readers is especially welcome. This could involve, for example, the overall prospects for the market in the year(s) ahead. Please put *smartphone companies* in the subject line, all caps, and include the title of the person commenting and where they are based.
U.S. News & World Report: Best Companies to Invest in for Smartphones