Best stocks to buy for the week ending Aug. 22, 2014:Last week for Money Morning Members we highlighted 11 top stock picks across the globe.
One value buy is a Calif.-based biotech firm that works in cancer treatment technology using genome sequencing - currently a $20 billion market. Another is a more than 100-year-old German company that's about to unlock its stock's value in a spin-off.
You can find these two stocks, plus 9 more, for free here in our newest list of the best stocks to buy now…
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These 3 Natural Gas Stocks Give You a Piece of the Marcellus Shale's Massive Growth
The United States became the world's largest natural gas producer in 2010, and the world's largest producer of oil and natural gas liquids this past June thanks in large part to the Marcellus Shale region in the eastern United States.
The Marcellus is also producing some of the best natural gas stocks to buy now, because its production has been absolutely booming the last several years.Here are the three natural gas stocks to buy now…
These 5 Stocks to Buy Now Cash In on 3 of Today’s Fastest Rising Sectors
Last week for Money Morning Members we highlighted five of the most promising stock picks across three of today's fastest-moving sectors.
Two are plays on booming Chinese e-commerce growth, two are picks in the semiconductor industry (which just notched global sales of $26.86 billion in May), and one taps into the more than $13 billion-per-year real estate advertising industry.You can find all of last week's tips and recommendations here in our newest list of the best stocks to buy...
You Can Make Money in Stocks (Especially These Three) No Matter What Rates Do
It's commonly held wisdom that stock markets go to heck in a hand basket when interest rates rise. So, the thinking goes, you'd be better off selling ahead of time before that happens.
No doubt it's tempting to head for the hills with rates at historical lows, but it pays to do your research before you hit the "sell" button.
The three companies I'm going to show you today, for example, can actually benefit from rising rates.
First, let's take an "Econ 101" look at the impact interest rates can have on stocks, especially when rates start rising...Full Story
The 2 Best Chinese Stocks to Buy to Play the Nation's $540 Billion E-Commerce Biz
Mainland China already has leapfrogged the U.S. to become the biggest e-commerce market on Earth. And two of the best Chinese stocks to buy happen to come from this surging industry - an industry expected to be worth $540 billion as soon as 2015.This is an exceptional opportunity...
How to Double Your Money on the GoPro Craze – Without Buying GoPro Stock
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…
How to Profit 48% on a Blockbuster Merger That Was Already Announced
Just try buying a house or renting an apartment these days without visiting the websites of Zillow Inc. (Nasdaq: Z) or Trulia Inc. (Nasdaq: TRLA).
But we've identified the perfect challenger to the Zillow/Trulia cartel. We believe this tech stock is still good for a near-term pop of 48%.Today we’re going to show you who it is, and how to profit…
Short Selling Unpopular GameStop Stock (NYSE: GME) Hasn't Paid Off – Yet
GameStop stock (NYSE: GME) is a short selling favorite, and for good reason.
It's trying to navigate an online-centric marketplace as a physical retailer, and the short bets are playing off this knowledge to mount a strong position against the company.But trying to profit off GME's downfall has proven harder than anticipated. Here's why...
5 Surging Stocks to Buy Now with Plenty of Upside
Gold has outperformed other asset classes so far in 2014. And with geopolitical tensions raging in Eastern Europe and in the Middle East, inflation on the rise, and Asian demand soaring through the roof, the yellow metal's run won't be over anytime soon.
But it's not the only way to invest today...You can find all of last week’s tips and recommendations here in our newest list of the best stocks to buy now.
CSCO, JCP, PCLN Among Hottest Stocks to Watch This Week
Hot stocks to watch today: While August is usually a slow month for market news, this has been an exception.
And this week will continue the activity when these companies report earnings.Here are hot stocks to watch on earnings, including CSCO, JCP, and PCLN...
Cash In Today with Our Latest List of Best Stocks to Buy Now
Last week the Dow slumped more than 300 points in one day - but Money Morning Members weren't worried; they were prepared.
We featured an array of stocks that will thrive even in a market sell-off – including a tech giant with a groundbreaking new technology, two stocks that are ripe for merger activity, and a winner in the Twitter vs. Facebook stock debate.Get all our recent picks in our newest list of the best stocks to buy now…
Twelve of the Best Stocks to Buy Now to Maximize Profits
Last week we gave Money Morning Members a fresh batch of the best stocks to buy now.
We shared two bioscience picks that are set to soar on positive diabetes drug trial results, four tech stocks and three tech exchange-traded funds, and a once-great software giant that will rebound on four specific catalysts.Get these, plus the latest dividend stock payout hikes, in our best stocks to buy list...
Some of the Best Pharma Stocks to Buy Now Are in This Overlooked Sector
There's nothing wrong with Big Pharma stocks, but investors need to realize they're not the only game in town. We're talking about a group of pharmaceutical stocks that possess an astounding 80% of the prescription drug market.
According to Money Morning’s BioScience Investment Specialist Ernie Tremblay, this group is an extremely profitable, and simple, way to play the pharmaceutical industry.And yet these stocks often get overlooked...
Get Ready to Profit from Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) Stock's Encore
With its Windows operating system installed on virtually all of the world's PCs, Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) was the personal computer revolution in the 1990s. And MSFT stock went on a 9,000% ride.
But now, with its growth phase over, mainstream investors have forgotten all about this once-mighty tech giant.Here's why they're making a big mistake - and why MSFT is one of the best stocks to buy now...
These LNG Stocks Offer a New Way to Play the Energy Revolution
Throughout the United States' current natural gas boom, Money Morning experts have been recommending liquefied natural gas (LNG) stocks to capitalize on the U.S. energy industry's growth.
And now Executive Editor Bill Patalon has found a new way to profit from the LNG industry, which continues to grow in demand and production.See why these LNG stocks are a great way to play this sector...
Stocks to Buy: Intercept Pharma (Nasdaq: ICPT) Ready to Double
Usually the best stocks to buy have not already tripled in value within the past six months.
But then there's Intercept Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: ICPT).
This biotech stock soared more than 500% in two days on the news its innovative and promising hepatitis drug obeticholic acid, or OCA, had a trial stopped early because the drug met the goals of the study.
Bulls have refused to be distracted by some negative news that has pushed the stock back under $300 in the meantime.The crazy thing is, Intercept Pharma could actually double from here...