Rises in inflation and a potential recession in 2023 have made navigating the stock market cumbersome. Warner Bros. Discovery (NASDAQ: WBD) and Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) have each watched their stocks slide in 2022 but remain worthy investments this December thanks to positive outlooks over the long haul. Following headlines featuring Warner Bros. Discovery over the last year, you'd think it's best to avoid the company's stock like the plague.