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How a Government Shutdown Affects Defense Stocks


For the second time in two years, Americans face another government shutdown.

Oct. 1 marks the first day of fiscal year 2016 - the deadline for funding. But debate over financing nonprofit reproductive healthcare provider Planned Parenthood threatens to halt the nation if no measure is passed to keep the government funded beyond Sept. 30.

If a government shutdown does happen, we know one thing for sure: defense stocks will get hit - hard.

Here's what happened in late September and early October 2013 as the last shutdown became inevitable - and what investors can do to this turn lemon into lemonade...

The No. 1 Reason to Love a Government Shutdown – Double-Digit Profits


We stand on the verge of yet another government shutdown. The last shutdown, as costly and embarrassing as it was, was profitable for savvy investors. This one will be, too.

Playing this sector with one of our favorite trading strategies could create some quick double-digit profit opportunities.

These three picks will get you started...

A Multitrillion-Dollar Infrastructure Profit Opportunity


The world needs to spend $57 trillion over the next 15 years to keep its infrastructure up to par.

That's a huge sum, and plenty of that money is up for grabs for investors as governments team up with the private sector to get the job done.

Let's take a quick walk through history and look at each of the four...

The Best Investments When the Fed Raises Rates


Keith Fitz-Gerald was on CNBC's "Word on the Street" discussing the best investments if the Fed raises interest rates.

A recent Goldman Sachs report calls into question Keith's suggestion that Apple will see little impact from a rate increase.

But there is a flaw in that thinking, and investors may want to put the report in the context of Goldman's trading history...

The Top 3 Stocks to Buy Now at "Discount Prices"

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U.S. stock markets entered correction territory in late August, with the Dow Jones falling more than 14% from its yearly highs.

But instead of leaving the market, we looked for some of the best stocks to buy now that are trading at "discount prices."

Here are three of the best stocks to buy now at discounted prices...

Whipsaw the Market Right Back with These Three Tech Investing Plays


While others get distracted by the noise on Wall Street, we're staying focused on our long-term objective of building wealth through tech investing.

No one else in the mainstream media is covering the fact that tech is still performing better than the overall market and will continue to outperform.

And these three tech stocks will lead the pack...

An Infrastructure Play for the Ages

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To try and offer some perspective between the demand for public works projects in ancient times and for infrastructure projects of today, I set out to see if there was any way of creating a cost comparison.

It's not a simple exercise. But it is kind of a fun one.

Let me demonstrate...

Our Secret to the Biggest Gains During Market Corrections

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When it comes to stock market corrections, the urge to sell and run for cover is completely understandable - but it's the wrong move.

Instead, when the going gets tough, the tough... go shopping.

Shopping after a market sell-off is absolutely critical to capture the maximum possible profits. Remember, the markets' powerful upward bias means corrections and even crashes will always pass into history, giving way to wealth-generating bull runs.

And today, our strategists will share some of their own market correction shopping lists, and even how to lay "profit traps" to pick them up at the price you want.

Biotech Investing Buff Just Made $1.1 Billion Profit in 8 Months – Here's How

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With a net worth of $12.6 billion, Patrick Soon-Shiong, MD, is the world's richest doctor, the richest American in the healthcare industry, and the 96th-richest person on the planet in 2015 according to Forbes.

And just in August, the 63-year-old became $1.1 billion richer -- from a move he'd made only eight months prior, according to Bloomberg...

Here's Soon-Shiong's story - plus five ways you can cash in with biotech profits of your own...

Stocks to Buy: Start Making Your Comeback with This Tech Pick


Recently I told you we have to start getting "choosier" about our stocks to buy. And I told you I'd be back soon with a prime choice.

One of my main jobs is to help you make good choices when others are panicking. So today we're "putting our best foot forward" by taking a look at a tech leader well off Wall Street's radar (they think it's merely a "software" company).

I'm talking about quick triple-digit gains - and it's on sale...

The 10 Best Stocks for Options Plays in This Market

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The biggest market drop in recorded history on Monday... a wild end-of-day plummet on Tuesday... a huge up day on Wednesday... and more bullish action today?

Talk about opportunity!

Right now, the only real barrier to trading profits is a stock that doesn't move.

So in times like this, I like to use a really great tool that identifies what I call my "Top Movers" - the stocks and ETFs that have had the biggest percent moves and best correlation to the market.

Then I can focus on finding the best stock with the best option trade and the best potential to double in value on the smallest move in the stock.

That's a lot of "bests."

This is a really simple tool, and I know you'll like it.

This is a really simple tool, and I know you'll like it.

Profits Start on November 1 – Mark Your Calendar

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As much as it pains me to contribute to the thousands of articles mentioning Donald Trump, this one is different...

It's different because I'm going to show you exactly how you can cash in on a concrete pattern, going back three-quarters of a century, which appears across the markets during the "election cycle," or the last two years of every American presidency.

No matter what "The Donald" says or does, no matter who wins, this event has offered savvy investors clockwork profits, and it will do the same for us, too, so it's important to start getting ready now.

Have a look at this chart and you'll see what I mean...

How to Pick the Best Biotech Stocks to Buy in Five Easy Steps

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Investors who know how to choose the best biotech stocks to buy can cash in. In the last twelve months alone, the Nasdaq Biotechnology Index ETF has outperformed the broader Nasdaq Composite by 25.5%. And the SPDR S&P Biotech ETF has outperformed the S&P 500 almost sevenfold.

Watch our three-minute video for five easy steps to picking the best biotech stocks to buy...

The 3 Best Long-Term Stocks to Buy Now in the Biotech Sector

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Investing in the biotechnology industry can be difficult because of how volatile biotech stocks can be. News stories based on drug research, FDA approvals, and trial results can send shares soaring or plummeting in just days.

But the sector does offer solid long-term moneymakers if you know where to look...That's why we've found the best long-term stocks to buy today in biotech.

These stocks allow you to tap into biotech's amazing profit potential as you grow your wealth steadily - without buying and selling shares frequently...

Your High-Profit Guide to the New "Convergence Economy"

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By any measure, we've experienced an extraordinary bull run, with the S&P 500 soaring as high as 2,134.72 since it bottomed out at 676.53 on March 9, 2009.

But the real story is in the catalysts that led the markets to better than triple over that relatively short time - the story beyond quantitative easing, cheap-as-free money, and tax breaks.

Rather, these extraordinary gains have come from a group of "hot spots" that have given rise to the creation of an entirely new economy.

Let's look at where those profits will come from in the weeks ahead...

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