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Seven of the Best Stocks to Buy Now in Four of the Most Profitable Sectors

Best stocks to buy for the week ending Aug. 29, 2014:Last week for Money Morning Members, we highlighted seven stocks that bring readers the "best of the best" in four sectors currently overflowing with upside potential.

One pick hails from the 3D printing market that's expected to quadruple within the next four years. Another is in the fleet and fuel management sector – it's rapidly growing at a compound annual growth rate of 22.8%. We've got three energy stocks to buy from the most productive natural gas region in the U.S. And we highlighted two silver ETFs that play some promising numbers that were just reported from August.

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

Stock Market Today

TSLA, ECB Dominate Stock Market News Today

Stock market news today, September 4, 2014: U.S. stock futures were up this morning (Thursday) following a mixed trading session in the stock market Wednesday. Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) – which accounts for nearly 9% of the Nasdaq – slumped 4.22% yesterday after a possible breach of its iCloud. As a result, the Nasdaq slipped 0.56% (25.62 points).

Here’s a list of the top stock market news for Thursday…

Alibaba

REPORT: New Alibaba IPO Date Released

According to a new report from The Wall Street Journal, the Alibaba IPO date will be set for early next week (Sept. 8), giving us a clearer idea when Alibaba stock will hit the market.

Multiple delays for an IPO are common, especially one the size of Alibaba's.

Here’s the date that investors need to mark on their calendars, and the three most important facts to know now as the Alibaba IPO date approaches…

Retailers

Stocks to Watch: The 10 Fastest-Growing U.S. Retailers

Despite an overall slump in retail sales this year, some thriving stocks to watch have popped up – retailers that are growing sales, many in the double digits.

These retailers have done a better job of adapting to both the shift toward more online shopping as well as the aftermath of a recession that has left many Americans with less money to spend.

Here are the 10 retailers with the fastest-growing sales in 2013…

Tech Investing

Watch for a Twitter Stock Price (NYSE: TWTR) Rise Before 2015 on These Factors

Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) stock closed up more than 10% over the past week, following news that the social media company is more than doubling its advertising efforts in Europe.

TWTR has had a wild first year of trading, but today, shares are still up nearly 100% from their offer price.

Here are the most important figures Twitter needs to execute on for the remainder of the year if the stock is going to keep climbing into 2015…

Stock Market Today

Cybersecurity Issues for AAPL and HD Headline Stock Market News Today

Stock Market News Today, September 3, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average dipped 30 points Tuesday after a rash of geopolitical concerns hit markets, and crude oil prices slipped to a 15-month low. Rising concerns in Pakistan, Iraq, and Ukraine outweighed positive news on the U.S. economy.
This morning, U.S. futures and European stocks were on the rise as hopes for a ceasefire in Ukraine emerged. The European Union (EU) is hoping to avoid issuing further sanctions on Russia following the invasion of eastern Ukraine.

Tech Investing

The Best Way to Invest in Google's (Nasdaq: GOOG) 3D Printing Breakthrough

The 3D printing field has been around for many years now, yet it remains relatively young in its potential for handing tech investors outsized gains.

This is one of the tech sector's most exciting fields – one I believe offers plenty of long-term upside.

Indeed, I believe there is one company poised for a fresh breakout.

Its cutting-edge technology and management team are so strong that it led to a formidable new alliance with a technology player whose name is synonymous with growth and profits.

This company's stock is heading higher, so let's get right to its story and profit…

Hot Stocks

Tesla Stock Price Crushes All-Time High Today on New $400 Target

The Tesla stock price reached another all-time high today (Tuesday) of $284.89 after analysts from Stifel Nicolaus upgraded the stock from a "Hold" to a "Buy," and set a price target of $400.

At today's high, Tesla Motors Inc. (Nasdaq: TSLA) stock was up 5.6% from Friday's closing price. TSLA stock is now up more than 21% in the last month and 88% year to date.

But those gains are just the start for the Tesla stock price. Here’s why it could double in the next year…