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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...

One of the Top Biotech Stocks to Buy Just Hit the Market

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One of the last week's biggest IPOs, the food allergy company Aimmune Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: AIMT), hit the market on Thursday, Aug. 6, and has already climbed more than 20%.

AIMT's early success underscores one of the best biotech stocks to buy that Money Morning Executive Editor Bill Patalon has been recommending all year.

Food allergies affect tens of millions around the world. And the companies that treat these people offer some of the best profit opportunities among biotech stocks today...

Why Trillium (Nasdaq: TRIL) Stock Is Today's Top Biotech Buy

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Trillium Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: TRIL) stock has climbed 143% in 2015, and it's still one of the top biotech stocks to buy now.

You see, Trillium is at the forefront of a revolutionary treatment that could hold the key to curing various types of cancer.

Here's how the treatment works, and how it could make TRIL stock the next great biotech blockbuster...

The Next Great Blockbuster Biotech Stock to Buy Now

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Spending on cancer treatment has been skyrocketing globally. According to the IMS Institute of Health, spending on cancer topped $100 billion globally in 2014. That was a 10% increase from 2013.

That's why many biotech stocks tied to cancer treatments have seen triple-digit gains in the last two years.

Now, Money Morning Biotech Investing Specialist Ernie Tremblay has found a new biotech stock to buy that could be the next cancer blockbuster...

This Top Biotech Stock Just Got a $100 Billion "Buy" Signal

Global cancer spending topped $100 billion for the first time after climbing a whopping 10% in 2014.

And that's a major "buy" signal for one of the top biotech stock picks we've been recommending at Money Morning.

According to a report from the IMS Institute of Health, rising drug prices and increased incidence of cancer led to the 10% spike in drug spending last year.

Here's what that means for our top investment...

The Best Biotech Stocks to Buy in 2015

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Biotech stocks to buy in 2015: Biotech was one of the most profitable sectors this year. Through Dec. 18, the S&P 500 Biotechnology Index is up 43.6% in 2014, and the Nasdaq Biotechnology Index is up 36.9%.

Those gains are three to six times as big as the broader markets'. In 2014 through Dec. 18, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is up just 6.1%, the S&P 500 10.3%, and the Nasdaq 12.8%.

With those profits in mind, we've picked the three best biotech stocks to buy in 2015, plus one bonus investment. Take a look...

The Best Biotech ETF to Buy Now

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There are more than 1,000 biotech companies in North America alone. They cover a wide range of sectors including pharmaceuticals, biologics, generics, and medical devices.

But finding the right stocks in such a broad industry is no easy task.

That's why we've targeted the best biotech ETF to buy now. It offers investors an excellent way to play the entire industry, without having to pick a specific sector.

Here’s the pick…

Stocks to Buy: Intercept Pharma (Nasdaq: ICPT) Ready to Double

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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...

Why the Pentagon Wants to Use This Penny Stock to Cure the Flu

Standard flu vaccine technology is hopelessly outdated. Many vaccines are still grown inside chicken eggs. There's a very real threat that a new strain of flu will hit - one for which there is no vaccine. (That's what happened with SARS.)
Small wonder DARPA - the shadowy research and development arm of the Pentagon - just jumped to fund the work of this tiny biotech firm...
The company is pioneering a ground-breaking new process that uses tobacco plants instead of eggs to produce the recombinant proteins that are the key to vaccines. This dramatically cuts the time it takes to manufacture and can be done 10 times cheaper than a conventional facility.
In other words, this penny stock firm is revolutionizing a $30 billion industry...

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