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Stocks to Buy: Should Investors Grab Some McDonald's (NYSE: MCD)?

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McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) has for years been one of the best stocks to buy because of its expansion into high-growth areas like China.

But today (Monday) MCD reported a 0.5% drop in global sales at restaurants open at least 13 months.

Once one of Money Morning Chief Investment Strategist Keith Fitz-Gerald's favorite stocks to buy, the fast-food chain's latest troubles have changed his views.

To hear more of Fitz-Gerald's thoughts on MCD stock - and whether he thinks Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is now among the top stocks to buy - watch this video.

This Shale Energy Stock to Buy Is Up More than 455%

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When considering which shale oil and gas stock to buy, it's easy to forget about the companies reaping the rewards of the shale energy boom without ever drilling a well.

One such company has seen its stock rise 455% since March 2009.

This company has found multiple ways to profit from the shale energy boom.

And several powerful catalysts will continue to push this high-flyer even higher...

The Best Overlooked Stock to Buy in E-Commerce

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With the recent Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NYSE: BABA) IPO, e-commerce stocks draw a lot of investor attention these days.

Some say Alibaba is the best e-commerce stock to buy, others like Amazon.com - but investors already know all about those choices.

You see, one of the best e-commerce stocks to buy right now is completely under everyone's radar.

And that's true even though this company is a household name...

What's the Better Stock to Buy: eBay or PayPal?

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On Tuesday, eBay (Nasdaq: EBAY) announced plans to spin off its PayPal unit into a separate, publicly traded company.

The move won't happen until the latter half of 2015, but it still has investors asking, "What's the better stock to buy between the two - eBay or PayPal?"

Money Morning Defense & Tech Specialist Michael A. Robinson answered that very question on FOX Business' "Varney & Co." program Tuesday.

Here's his favorite pick between the two stocks, and why...

The Best Stock to Buy Now to Play the Space Race

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Choosing the best stock to buy to play the commercial space race has enormous upside potential for investors.

That's because the private space industry is worth billions. Exemplar is news today (Tuesday) that NASA awarded Boeing (NYSE: BA) and SpaceX - which is backed by Tesla (Nasdaq: TSLA) CEO Elon Musk - a whopping $6.8 billion contract for its Commercial Crew program.

Watch the video to see our tech guru's pick for the top space stock - the company already has the contracts and the know-how to score big...

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21 of the Best Stocks to Buy Now to Play Today's Market Moves

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Each week our Money Morning experts dish out the latest profit plays – and asset-protection moves – for our Money Morning Members – all for free.

Last week, Money Morning’s best stocks to buy included a George Soros-inspired play that’s already doubled once. We also covered three tech investing strategies that promise tremendous upside and a new ETF that could be the perfect fit for a goldbug’s portfolio.

We scoured penny stocks for some of the most promising investments they have to offer, and came up with 6 penny stocks in two top sectors – healthcare and energy. We highlighted a dozen stocks on the elite “Dividend Aristocrats” list, and even weighed in on a Bitcoin retirement play.

Get these plus more of our latest, best stocks to buy.

Best Stocks to Buy Now: Get 16 of Our Experts' Top Picks – for Free

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Last week, Money Morning's best stocks to buy centered around tech stocks, including a "backdoor" play on the AT&T/DirecTV merger, a swooping defense tech stock that taps into the entire U.S. defense sector, and a leading semi-conductor stock that's ripe to buy right now.

We also scoured dividend stocks and penny stocks for some of the most promising investments those fields have to offer. And we showed readers how they can get ahead of the investment curve and avoid the pitfalls most investors don't, with just a few easy steps.

Get these, plus more, in our summarized list of last week’s best stocks to buy.

Applied Materials (Nasdaq: AMAT) Stock Is a Tech Play to Make Before June 23

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Right now, the semiconductor-equipment sector is booming, with worldwide sales of semiconductors reaching $78.47 billion during the first quarter of 2014.

The company that stands to benefit the most from this boom is already a market leader, making it one of the best stocks to buy now in the sector - and you won't find a better time to invest.

This stock could double in three years. Let’s take a look…

Ten Stocks to Watch Today

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Stocks to watch for May 28, 2014: A number of key industry players post numbers Wednesday and land on our stocks to watch list. Included on the roster are an upscale apparel retailer, a designer shoe warehouse, and a luxury home builder. Also making the list is an automaker that's been making headlines for all the wrong reasons.

Take a look at 10 companies in the news today, and what could send their shares soaring or swooning.

Best Stocks to Buy Now in Tech, Oil, Emerging Markets, and More

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Best stocks to buy for the week ending May 23, 2014: Last week, Money Morning highlighted profitable plays in tech, oil and natural gas, emerging markets - and even two profitable beer stocks nab before summer sales skyrocket.

One of the recommendations on our list is a tech leader that has a stranglehold on a special smartphone component. Two of the other tech stocks we singled out are top plays in the billion-dollar U.S. robotics industry. And we highlighted two ETFs that are dominating broad emerging markets exposure.

Get these plus more of our latest, best stocks to buy...

Tap Into Two Beer Stocks to Buy Now Before Summer Sales Top $11 Billion

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Stocks to Buy 2014: Memorial Day weekend officially kicks off the summer holidays, which means the jump in beer sales begins now.
In 2013, beer and malt beverage sales reached more than $11 billion, just in the 15 weeks between Memorial Day and Labor Day. That made the libation one of the largest-selling categories of any food and beverage, according to Nielsen Senior Vice President Andrea Riberi – and this year will prove no different.
But some beer companies have more to offer than a fizzy, golden product to enjoy. A few also offer excellent investment opportunities.

You see, it’s not just summer cookouts that keep beer company profits flowing. In 2013 alone the beer market in the U.S. was worth approximately $100 billion, according to Brewers Association. And more than 2,800 total breweries operated for some or all of 2013, the highest total since the 1870s.

Here are two beer stocks to buy now to pour some extra profits into your portfolio...

Hot Stocks to Watch Today: AIG, GOOGL, TIF, and 9 More Movers

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Hot stocks today are moving on analyst upgrades, company news, and Q1 2014 earnings reports.

Today's list of hot stocks to watch includes a luxury jeweler hitting a 52-week high, an online travel company climbing on new analyst coverage, and a handful of eco-friendly firms surging on earnings and company developments.

Check out 12 of Wednesday’s hot stocks on the move, and see what’s behind their action.

Hot Stocks to Watch Today: GOOGL, NEWL, RRGB, and 9 More Movers

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Hot stocks today are moving on M&A news, analyst upgrades, and Q1 2014 earnings reports.

Today's hot stocks to watch list includes a number of biotech companies providing promising updates on cancer treatments, a casual food chain soaring on robust sales, and a penny stock shipping company surging some 80% on a new eco-friendly fleet.

Take a look at 12 of Tuesday’s hot stocks to watch, and find out what’s behind their moves.