Wall Street’s top 8 investors told us what they're betting on in 2019

Samantha Lee/Business Insider

In 2018 the stock market rediscovered volatility.

After 2017 saw traditional measures of price swings locked at record lows, swift market gyrations were again the status quo.

For those observing this price action at ground level, it was a tumultuous whirlwind, marked by two separate corrections that came months apart.

But for a select group of money managers, 2018 was a year for the ages. Some of them saw turbulence coming and planned accordingly, while some employed long-term strategies that insulated them from temporary shocks.

Business Insider spoke with the eight best-performing large-cap fund managers of 2018, as ranked by Kiplinger. They shared the secrets behind their success and offered outlooks and stock picks for 2019.

This story presents the results of our discussions with these investing heavyweights, who broke down their methodologies, what they did right, and what their attack plan is going forward.

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