In this fascinating infographic from, we see detailed breakdowns on three companies Americans say they hate, but investors love, and three companies Americans can’t seem to get enough of but investors should view with an arched eyebrow. The hated but investment-worthy firms are Phillip Morris (most infamous for its tobacco production), Walmart (big carbon footprint and lousy treatment of employees—including that senior greeting you at the door) and Bank of America (because who likes ATM fees?) Among the darlings that merit investor caution: Apple, Facebook and Microsoft.

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