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Every day, our Money Morning experts serve up the best stocks to invest in now for readers who want to build a strong portfolio. Each week we collect the latest recommendations in one roundup, in case you missed any.
Our Resource Specialist Peter Krauth discussed two opportunities to profit from the ongoing currency turmoil in Europe.
Chief Investment Strategist Keith Fitz-Gerald offered two stocks and an ETF that will benefit from China's burgeoning economic landscape.
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- Wall Street pundits have declared healthcare mergers and acquisitions "dead." Their skepticism arose in October after AbbVie Inc. (NYSE: ABBV) got cold feet and backed out of its $54 billion merger with Shire Plc. (Nasdaq ADR: SHPG). But Money Morning Defense & Tech Specialist Michael A. Robinson knows healthcare mergers are actually booming. In fact, he found that global healthcare M&A has soared 124% to $35.1 billion so far this year. That marks the best start for the sector since 2009. A report by Thomson Reuters found that M&A among healthcare companies is the third highest by sector behind telecommunications and finance firms. That's why Robinson told readers about a pharmaceutical ETF holding many companies likely to grow through M&A over the next two years...
- Greece has not been nice to the euro over the last few years. Thanks to Greece, Europe has faced two sovereign debt crises since 2011. By mid-2012, the euro bottomed against the U.S. dollar around 1.22 before climbing to 1.38 by early 2014. Overall, the currency dropped by about 14% last year. But as we've told you, the best investment opportunities can arise from crises. Money Morning Resource Specialist Peter Krauth recommends two ways to play the Greek debt crisis. One of them is an ETF offering long-term gains as negative euro sentiment starts to reverse. The other is riskier but offers a 5.8% dividend yield...