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Best stocks to buy for the week ending July 25, 2014: Each week our experts give Money Morning Members a new batch of the best investment ideas – for free.
Last week we gave readers two bioscience picks that are set to soar on positive diabetes drug trial results, highlighted four tech stocks and three tech exchange-traded funds (ETFs), and told readers about a once-great software giant that will rebound on four specific catalysts.
We also weighed in on the recent surge in share price for gold mining stocks and provided a list of dividend stocks that increased payouts during the week ending July 18.
Get these, plus more, in our latest list of the best stocks to buy now…
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- The Baby Boom generation is now entering retirement age (65) at a rate of 10,000 per day. That demographic wave is so big that in 2010, the U.S. Administration on Aging predicted the elderly population in this country would double to about 71 million by 2030. That presents a huge opportunity for bioscience investors, according to Money Morning Bioscience Investment Specialist Ernie Tremblay. The more seniors there are, the greater the demand on the medical community for better and safer therapies to manage their health. Tremblay picked two stocks he believes are poised to boom from this demographic – one has gained about 950% in the last year.
- Bigger isn't always better. In fact, earlier this month, Sanford C. Bernstein, one of Wall Street's top research firms, concluded that spending more on research and development doesn't guarantee stock performance. What tech companies need to shake profits to the bottom line for investors are cost-effective research budgets. Last week Money Morning Defense & Tech Specialist Michael A. Robinson highlighted three companies that will continue to be strong performers due to their effective R&D budgets. One is the largest tech company in the world, one is a leader in flash memory for mobile devices, and one is an Internet services company that could be a big winner in cloud computing…