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Two Safe Ways to Profit From the "Alibaba Shockwave Effect"

In the mid-1990s, I was fortunate to meet and start working with an Upstate New York money manager named Anthony M. Gallea.

The relationship began when I attended and wrote stories about some of the investment seminars he periodically held for prospective and existing clients. He then became a “source” for some of the investment stories I periodically wrote for Gannett Newspapers. And we ultimately collaborated on a pretty successful book about “Contrarian Investing” that was published by Prentice Hall.

Along the way, Tony shared some pretty important snippets of investing wisdom…

  • The One Tech Investment to Buy Now and Never Sell tech investment to buy

    Today I'm going to tell you about the one technology investment you should invest in regularly.

    In fact, this basket of tech stocks should form the foundation of every investor's portfolio. And it's the one tech investment to buy now and never sell.

    Do this and you'll be well down the road to meaningful wealth...
  • The Best Way to Invest in Google's (Nasdaq: GOOG) 3D Printing Breakthrough GOOG

    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...

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  • The Single Best Investment for the Semiconductor Boom Business Graph, 3d rendered conceptual arrow chart.

    At first glance two of the major trends reshaping the semiconductor industry seem like polar opposites...

    On the one hand, the industry is in the midst of a major boom. On the other, it's also contracting.

    For tech investors these conflicting indicators raise two questions:

    First, how is this contradiction possible?

    Second, and more to the point, how can we make money from it?

    After looking at the trends, I've come up with a plan for us to outperform the market over the long term with one easy investment...
  • How to Double Your Money on the GoPro Craze – Without Buying GoPro Stock double your money_AMBA square

    GoPro Inc. (Nasdaq: GPRO) launched its successful IPO on June 26. And it's up nearly 24% since then.

    As an individual investor, you probably couldn't participate in the GoPro initial public offering... or any IPO. However, the best investments usually aren't the big-name companies whose products line store shelves - but the "pick and shovel" plays...

    And this one can double your money in less than two years. Here’s how…
  • The Best Investments for Riding the Tech Stock Rally: XSD, FDN, FPX 20140521-tech-stocks

    Just weeks ago, the media was still talking about an alleged tech correction. But the Nasdaq has gained some 6.5% so far this year - and tech stocks will continue climbing for the rest of this year.

    Here are three ETFs for the tech subsectors I predict will do particularly well in this rally, so you can play the entire subsector with a single investment.

    So get ready to profit – it’s as easy as XSD, FDN, and FPX...
  • Three Small-Cap Funds to Watch as Sector Stages a Comeback small-cap funds

    As the U.S. economy becomes stronger and interest rates start to rise, smaller companies benefit the most from this type of environment.

    With modest risk and high potential for growth, small-cap funds - which consist of stocks of companies that maintain a market capitalization between $500 million and $2 billion - are possibly one of the best investment hubs available today.

    Here are the benefits – and risks – of small-cap funds, plus three to watch…
  • Why Trailing Stops Are One of the Most Important Investment Tools Ever investment tools

    Today I want to offer a deeper explanation of one of the very best investment tools: trailing stops.
    Every single one of Money Morning's experts advocates using them, and for good reason. A "trailing stop" serves a dual role: It allows investors to capture profits and protect capital from catastrophic loss.

    Here’s exactly how this investment tool works – and the best strategy for putting them to work in your portfolio today.
  • How to Invest in an Aging Bull Market

    With the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Standard & Poor's 500 index both routinely making record highs, figuring out how to invest in this aging bull market has gotten increasingly challenging.

    But not impossible.

    "There's still plenty of upside if you know where to look," said Money Morning Chief Investment Strategist Keith Fitz-Gerald. "The game has become more one of choosing the right stocks than it is worrying about what the broader index is doing."

    Fitz-Gerald says investors need to focus on three specific things...
  • Stocks to Buy Now: Play This Sector Before "The Crowd" Catches On stocks-to-buy

    The Nasdaq experienced a sell-off in March and April, and has since rebounded. But not every tech sector has rebounded completely, and that's brought us some great stocks to buy.

    According to Money Morning's experts, the semiconductor industry has never looked healthier, but it still faced the brunt of the recent sell-off. That's why they're recommending semiconductor stocks while they're trading at discounted prices.

    But these stocks to buy won't be cheap for long. Get in on these profit plays before the crowds catch on...
  • Stocks to Buy: It's Time to Cash In on Software stocks to buy, best investments, tech stocks to buy, tech investing, investing in software, software investing, software investments, software stocks

    Update on tech stocks to buy: With the long-term decline in PC sales, many investors and the big-money guys on Wall Street are writing off software, too.

    But increased sales of commercial software more than make up for the decline in PC-related software.

    Today, I'm going to tell you about one of the single best software investments you can make to benefit from the profits of the entire software industry.

    Here's how you get there...
  • Our Most "Unconventional" Investment Is in an Incredible Rally Right Now

    Investing in Bitcoin may go against the grain - as it is anything but a conventional investment - but sometimes that's what it takes to maximize your returns.

    And lately, those who have been investing in Bitcoin despite a string of bad publicity for the digital currency have been rewarded to the tune of a 45% gain in less than a month.

    In recent months, we've seen a number of negative Bitcoin stories in the mainstream media, suggesting it was a bubble in the making.

    During that period, I have remained one of the few tech analysts to say the Bitcoin market remains not only healthy, but faces a very bright future indeed...

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

    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.

    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...

  • Best Investments in Tech: Dial for Dollars with This Smartphone Leader best investments

    Ever since Samsung and Apple began warning of a slowdown in smartphone growth about a year ago, the gloom-and-doomers have been writing eulogies for the seemingly ubiquitous product.

    But they're way off target.

    In fact, one of the best investments in tech today is a company that will be the biggest beneficiary of a market that will expand by 70% in just 5 years.

    Find out more about why Qualcomm (Nasdaq: QCOM) stock is a “Buy” today…
  • Stake Your Claim to $70 Billion of Global Growth

    Emerging markets frequently promise better returns than their domestic counterparts.

    Still, they come with a special set of (manageable) risks that we don't always find at home.

    A profound reaction to the Fed's tapering, higher-than-comfortable inflation, current account deficits, and outright political instability have all made for a volatile 2014 in the emerging markets.

    It's easy to see why. Investors are worried about how they'll be impacted by the tapering of the Federal Reserve's bond purchases. And now Brazil, India, Indonesia, Turkey, Russia, and South Africa are now experiencing inflation of 6% to 7%.

    Those same countries are facing current account deficits of between 4% and 7%, which places downward pressure on their currencies and upward pressure on inflation and interest rates.

    And political volatility in Russia, Ukraine, Turkey, and elsewhere are contributing to uncertainty that's reflected in market performance.

    But the truth is, for investors who know what they're holding, these emerging markets still hold outsize profit potential.

    And taking your share of this growth has never been easier, thanks to these special securities...

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  • Plug Power (Nasdaq: PLUG) Stock Gets Hit with a Dose of Reality PLUG Stock

    Disappointing earnings sent Plug Power (Nasdaq: PLUG) stock down as much as 9.5% Wednesday as investors get a more realistic picture of the company's prospects.

    Plug Power is a classic case of a momentum stock that rocketed to startling heights only to crash and burn. The problem is, the company's fundamentals never supported such a huge spike in the PLUG stock price.

    But despite the stock's gyrations, Plug Power is not necessarily a train wreck...