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Our new best stocks to buy now list: Last week we highlighted nine of the "best of the best" stocks for Money Morning readers to boost their portfolios in the fall months.
As the U.S. Federal Reserve moves closer toward policy changes, our chief investment strategist highlighted the importance of stocks that protect your wealth from rising interest rates. He recommended three to get you started.
Our defense & tech specialist gushed over a biotech company that's on the cusp of coming out with the first-ever Alzheimer's treatment. And our resource specialist has a play that takes advantage of Russia's and China's shift away from the petrodollar. The company's capital expenditures – an excellent gauge of its growth prospects – increased 600% between 2010 and 2014.
You can find all of last week's tips and recommendations here in our latest list of the best stocks to buy now.
Money Morning's Latest "Best Stocks to Buy" List
- The Fed is set to raise interest rates as soon as early 2015. And while that's scary to many investors, Money Morning Chief Investment Strategist Keith Fitz-Gerald views it as a profit opportunity. You see, stocks have historically rallied for nearly two full years following the shift to rate hikes, according to Sadoff Investment Management and Fed data. So instead of fleeing the markets, Fitz-Gerald recommends putting money into stocks that actually benefit from rising rates. He highlighted three picks to get readers started – each taps into global money flows that will continue unabated in the rate increase environment…
- Speaking of international companies, Fitz-Gerald's calling the gloom-and-doom stories surrounding McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) an opportunity for investors. Mainstream media has focused on MCD's 2.5% decline in global sales in July and the meat-packaging scandal over the summer, but these are all external factors. At its heart, MCD's fundamentals are sound – and investors will cash in on this company's recovery and historic dividend payout…