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Best Investments 2014

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The Best Investments for Rising Interest Rates

We're entering a rising interest rate environment for the first time in 33 years.

This is a watershed market event – a shift really – that will change how you invest. In a moment I'll explain what it means for your money and detail three of the best investments you can make now to protect yourself and profit.

But first I want to show you why I'm so certain, not only that rates will rise, but what is going to cause it.

It all comes down to one number.

Best Investments

Best Investments 2014: Grab Your Piece of a Billion-Dollar Untapped Market

Money Morning's Chief Investment Strategist Keith Fitz-Gerald has been following this growing sector throughout 2014, because it promises to offer some of the best investments for years to come.

"There is not a single industry or product that will have a more profound impact on our lives, our future, and, of course, our money," Fitz-Gerald said.

<p>And this $1.6 billion industry is only being used by 10% of the companies that could take advantage of it. See why this "untapped" market is one of the best investment opportunities to make in 2014...</p>

Hot Stocks

Best Stocks to Buy Now: How to Play 2014's Most Profitable Trends Today

Best stocks to buy for the week ending Feb. 28, 2014: The S&P 500 Index finished February up 4.3% at 1,859.45, its best month since October and its best February since 1998.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended February 4% higher, trimming year-to-date losses to 1.5%. And the Nasdaq closed out the month up 5%. The tech-heavy index is up 3.2% in 2014 and sits at a 13 1/2-year high.

Five years ago this Sunday, on March 9, 2009, the S&P 500 closed at 676.58, its lowest level since the start of the 2008 financial crisis. Since then, stock returns have more than tripled.

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How to Beat the S&P 500 in 2014

Most money managers are happy when they can figure out how to beat the S&P 500 for two consecutive years. But we've discovered the best investment that has crushed the S&P Index for 12 consecutive years.

And it's set to outperform broad markets again in 2014.

The correlation between this strategy and investor returns is just too powerful to simplify or dismiss.

Here's how it works...

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Best Stocks to Buy Now: How to Play 2014's Most Profitable Trends Today

Best Investments for the week ending Feb. 21, 2014: U.S. stocks slipped last week as markets reacted to a string of disappointing data from housing to manufacturing.

For the week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average dipped 0.3% to close at 16,103.30. The S&P 500 Index lost 0.1% to end at 1,836.25. The Nasdaq tacked on 0.5% to end at 4,263.41.

Following is a recap from last week...

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Why FireEye Inc. (Nasdaq: FEYE) Stock Soared Today

On Monday, FireEye Inc. (Nasdaq: FEYE) stock soared more than 7% on news that cybersecurity competitor Palo Alto Networks Inc. (NYSE: PANW) hit record-breaking Q2 2014 earnings numbers earlier this morning.

"Enterprises around the world are accelerating their investments in security to enable them to improve their business and protect them against the risks stemming from cyber attacks," Palo Alto Networks president and Chief Executive Officer Mark McLaughlin said at earnings release today.

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Biotech

Chelsea Therapeutics International (Nasdaq: CHTP) Stock Climbs 35% on Huge FDA Win

Good news for micro-cap Chelsea Therapeutics International Ltd. (Nasdaq: CHTP) – and its investors. The company's drug to treat a rare type of low blood pressure has received accelerated U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval.

The welcome news came Monday after the close. Nearly 14 million shares changed hands during Monday's regular trading session as investors awaited approval news.

Shares of the Charlotte, N.C.-based company were halted after-hours as the decision loomed. When the stock resumed trading, shares surged 37%, or $1.87, to $6.79.

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Earnings

Tesla Motors (Nasdaq: TSLA) Stock Soars on Earnings Beat

Tesla Motors Inc. (Nasdaq: TSLA) stock reached another all-time high yesterday (Tuesday) of $205.72 ahead of today's earnings report. TSLA stock has gained 516% since the beginning of 2013 and had set a previous high of $202.20 just one week ago.

Analysts expect earnings per share (EPS) of $0.19 for Tesla, on revenue of $663 million for Q4. That revenue estimate is a 116% increase from the same quarter last year.

For the full year 2013, analysts project EPS of $0.63 on $2.39 billion in revenue.

Unlike many companies who report earnings, Tesla's profit will not be the main highlight.

This is what 2014 holds for Tesla...

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Best Stocks to Buy Now: A Money Morning Weekly Recap

Best stocks to buy for the week ending Feb. 7, 2010: A robust two-day rally late last week helped the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 Index post their best week of the year, with gains of 0.6% and 0.8% respectively.

Despite the solid showing, the 30-stock index remains down 4.72% year to date. The S&P 500 is off 2.78% since the start of the year. And the Nasdaq, which rose 0.54% last week, is lower by 1.21% so far in 2014.

Indeed, this year has been marked by volatility, with the Dow swinging up or down at least 100 points in intraday trading on 25 out of 26 days since the start of the year.

The 7 Best Investments for 2014

Every year I asked our team of experts here at Money Map Press to share their best investment ideas for the 12 months to come. And not surprisingly, this once-a-year bonus has become one of our most highly sought after and anticipated reports of the year. After all the recommendations have delivered 10 triple-digit gains […]

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