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Eight New Picks from Our "Stocks to Buy Now" List (and None Are Alibaba)

Best stocks to buy for the week ending Sept. 19, 2014:Last week, U.S. market history was made when Alibaba debuted as the biggest IPO of all time. While we like BABA stock, it's not the only way to profit.

You can find all of last week's recommendations here in our newest list of the best stocks to buy now.

Including 2 top biotech picks, 2 energy stocks that take advantage of recent EPA rule changes, and more...

Stocks to Buy

McDonald's (NYSE: MCD) Stock: What the Mainstream Media Fails to Understand

I believe McDonald's (NYSE: MCD) stock still has its best days ahead of it.

You won't hear it from the mainstream financial media, where a sense of doom and gloom over the company has settled in because of a 3.7% downturn in global same-store August sales – the worst since 2003.

But McDonald’s stock still makes one heck of an investment if you’ve got the right time frame.

Let me explain exactly why “I’m lovin’ it.”

Energy Investing

Our New Best Stocks to Buy List Includes 10 Wise Dividend Plays for 2015

Best stocks to buy for the week ending Sept. 12, 2014:Last week for Money Morning Members, we highlighted ten stocks – five of which are some of the best dividend stocks to own in 2015.

Four of our dividend plays hedge against the Fed's upcoming interest rate hike. Plus we have an auto sector pick from China, three biotech penny stocks, and more in our newest list of the best stocks to buy now…

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Biotech Investing

Two of the Best Biotech Stocks to Buy Now

Since April 11, Gilead Sciences (Nasdaq: GILD) has scored peak gains of a 74.2% – or more than 175% annualized gains.

Some investors don't want to risk it all during a sell-off – but they still want to take advantage of the growth biotech stocks offer.

Here are two biotech stocks to buy – one appeals to risk takers and one to investors who favor a more conservative approach – and both offer plenty of upside potential…

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EBay Stock Pops on PayPal Spin-Off Talk – So Why Is Carl Icahn Silent?

Reports surfaced yesterday (Thursday) that eBay Inc. (Nasdaq: EBAY) has been telling candidates for the job of PayPal chief executive that the company was mulling a spin-off of the payments business pushed eBay stock up nearly 4.7%.

That's just what Carl Icahn wanted when he launched a futile but nasty campaign in January to force eBay CEO John Donahoe to spin off the PayPal unit. Yet he's been curiously silent on the matter since the report surfaced.

The famed activist investor is keeping quiet for a reason...

Best Investments

These 5 Stocks to Buy Now Cash In on 3 of Today’s Fastest Rising Sectors

Last week for Money Morning Members we highlighted five of the most promising stock picks across three of today's fastest-moving sectors.

Two are plays on booming Chinese e-commerce growth, two are picks in the semiconductor industry (which just notched global sales of $26.86 billion in May), and one taps into the more than $13 billion-per-year real estate advertising industry.

You can find all of last week's tips and recommendations here in our newest list of the best stocks to buy...

Investing Tips

You Can Make Money in Stocks (Especially These Three) No Matter What Rates Do

It's commonly held wisdom that stock markets go to heck in a hand basket when interest rates rise. So, the thinking goes, you'd be better off selling ahead of time before that happens.

No doubt it's tempting to head for the hills with rates at historical lows, but it pays to do your research before you hit the "sell" button.

The three companies I'm going to show you today, for example, can actually benefit from rising rates.

First, let's take an "Econ 101" look at the impact interest rates can have on stocks, especially when rates start rising…

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