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A New Class of Blue Chip Stocks for 2015

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Blue chip stocks are foundational investments that bring solid, safe returns for years. They're internationally recognized companies with strong financials, and they frequently pay dividends.

And even though investors are repeatedly given the same list of blue chip stocks, there are new picks that can bring the same types of legacy profits.

In fact, we've found three stocks that can now be considered blue chips. They'll be reliable foundational plays in 2015 and for the foreseeable future - even if you don't see them on other blue chip lists...

Wednesday's Hot Stocks to Watch: TGT, LOW, LB, and More

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Earnings season winds down this week, with a number of key retail players on tap to post numbers today.

Retailers already reporting Q3 results have had a mixed showing. Still, as we enter the make-or-break 2014 holiday season, retailers predict robust sales thanks to falling gasoline prices.

Here's today's list of hot stocks to watch, including six retailers and a cloud computing leader.

The Best Investments to Profit from Japan's Money Printing

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As long as Japan's government insists on money printing to try to stimulate its long-moribund economy, opportunities will abound.

The only question is how to find the best investments. Money Morning Chief Investment Strategist Keith Fitz-Gerald, who lives part of the year in Japan, shared several ideas with Stuart Varney on a Monday appearance on FOX Business' "Varney & Co."

In this video, Fitz-Gerald talks about how American investors can profit from what's happening in Japan, and what he considers the best investments...

Keystone Pipeline Vote Will Leave President Obama Nowhere to Hide

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President Barack Obama will be forced to make some kind of decision on the long-delayed Keystone pipeline within the next few weeks.

A Dec. 6 runoff election for a Louisiana Senate seat pushed a Keystone pipeline vote to the top of Washington's "to do" list. Both houses are expected to approve the legislation and send it to President Obama.

At that point, the president will no longer be able to delay a decision.

And he'll feel a lot of pressure to sign a Keystone pipeline bill...

Best Investments 2014: Time to Profit from $1.6 Trillion in Spin-Offs

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Some the best investments for market-beating gains are corporate spin-offs.

In fact, research from a Lehman Bros. study found that spin-off companies beat the market by 40% on average in their first two years. A Penn State University study shows an average three-year return of 76% for spin-offs. That tops the market by 31%.

Money Morning's Tech Specialist Michael Robinson has spent decades analyzing tech stocks, and to him, spin-off companies are "easy money."

Here's the best way to play the market...

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