Five Stocks to Buy and One to Unload Today

I can tell my readers are up on their current events, because this week, they sent questions about whether to buy, sell, or hold stocks that were ripped right from the headlines.

But of course, you never get the whole stock story from the news, do you? And you certainly don't hear what you need to buy to cash in, let alone what to sell to stay safe.

I have a grand total of five buys for everyone this week, including a company that was just vindicated in court, and another one that's buying back $60 billion in shares and boosting its dividend by 11%.

I've got two stocks trading in absolute bargain basement territory - I think it'd be crazy to pass them up at these 50% discounts - and a "kingpin" stock that's the key to one of the biggest energy markets on the planet.

On the other hand, I've got a stock to get rid of during today's trading. And in that same spirit, I'm going to share with everyone a pro trailing-stop strategy that never steered me wrong in more than 30 years in the trenches.

Grab a pencil - here are the tickers...

I think everyone has the potential to do well with today's picks, but there's no need to stop there. You can learn how to get started building the most lucrative stock portfolio right here. I'm talking about at least two brand-new stock and option picks and other "under the table" recommendations every month from me and my team of market veterans and experts. Take a look, check out what everyone else is saying, and learn more right here.

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About the Author

Shah Gilani boasts a financial pedigree unlike any other. He ran his first hedge fund in 1982 from his seat on the floor of the Chicago Board of Options Exchange. When options on the Standard & Poor's 100 began trading on March 11, 1983, Shah worked in "the pit" as a market maker.

The work he did laid the foundation for what would later become the VIX - to this day one of the most widely used indicators worldwide. After leaving Chicago to run the futures and options division of the British banking giant Lloyd's TSB, Shah moved up to Roosevelt & Cross Inc., an old-line New York boutique firm. There he originated and ran a packaged fixed-income trading desk, and established that company's "listed" and OTC trading desks.

Shah founded a second hedge fund in 1999, which he ran until 2003.

Shah's vast network of contacts includes the biggest players on Wall Street and in international finance. These contacts give him the real story - when others only get what the investment banks want them to see.

Today, as editor of Hyperdrive Portfolio, Shah presents his legion of subscribers with massive profit opportunities that result from paradigm shifts in the way we work, play, and live.

Shah is a frequent guest on CNBC, Forbes, and MarketWatch, and you can catch him every week on Fox Business's Varney & Co.

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