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Best stocks to buy for the week ending June 27, 2014: Each week our 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 two ways to cash in on sub-Saharan Africa's $1 trillion resource rush, a leader-turned-laggard that's about to reverse course and bring tremendous upside to investors, a way to profit from the end of the U.S. oil export ban, a smart silver exchange-traded fund (ETF), and more.
Here's the full list of our best stocks to buy now.
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- Targeting growth stocks is a great way to become financially independent. But you can't ignore "value" stocks - especially since "special situation" plays such as corporate turnarounds can generate windfall gains for your portfolio. Last week, Money Morning Defense & Tech Specialist Michael A. Robinson introduced readers to a slumbering tech giant that is the embodiment of a special-situation value play. For years, it was the quintessential growth play, but when the growth phase came to an end, its stock fell off the investment radar. Mainstream investors ignore it altogether - but not Robinson. He sees the huge profit potential ahead...
- Also last week, Robinson showed readers how to apply his rules-based "screens" to analyze a stock. That way, you can use his system yourself to identify the hottest tech stocks to buy. Robinson illustrated his method by picking a stock as a "mini case study" - it's a semiconductor stock that he highlighted for readers about a year ago. Since then, shares have gone up 109% - that's more than five times the 18% return of the Standard & Poor's 500 Index during the same period.
- On Friday, Money Morning Global Energy Strategist Dr. Kent Moors alerted readers to the end of the four-decades-long ban on U.S. crude oil exports. Late Tuesday evening, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced that it would allow exports of ultra-light oil (essentially condensate after very minimal processing) by two companies - Pioneer Natural Resources Co. (NYSE: PXD) and Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE: EPD). Both requested the exports from production at tight/shale oil plays in the Eagle Ford basin of South Texas, and other companies are certain to follow suit. The change in policy promises to open up new opportunities for investors, and Moors knows just the place to look...