MoneyShow's 2014 Top Stock Picks includes 80 of the nation's leading analysts' top-favorite investment ideas of 2014. Whether you're an aggressive or a conservative investor, and regardless of if you're interested in investing in stocks, ETFs, bonds, or funds, the annual picks from these experts can serve as a helpful guide in your own research and for when you're ready to make your next picks.
Fidelity continues to be creative and innovative, both on the mutual fund side, and with its recent launch of passive sector ETFs, explains Jim Lowell, editor of Fidelity Investor.
Despite impressive gains this year, leading energy stocks remain cheap relative to other market sectors, suggests Robert Rapier. Rather than focus on one specific stock, the editor of The Energy Strategist offers a package of favorite ideas in various energy sub-sectors.
My top idea for conservative, income-oriented investors in the coming year is a closed-end fund that invests in public and privately-held companies doing work in the life sciences arena, writes Nate Pile of Nate's Notes.
My top conservative recommendation is a mutual fund that caught most of the major investment trends in recent years, notes Bob Carlson, editor of Retirement Watch.
In the supersonic-paced technology sector, a company's ability to adapt and innovate is crucial for survival. However, MoneyShow's Jim Jubak is looking at three tech companies that are set to not just survive, but to thrive.
Our top speculative pick for 2014 is a company that produces wheels and related components for trucks and other commercial vehicles, suggests George Putnam, editor of The Turnaround Letter.
Russ Kaplan, editor of the Heartland Advisor, looks to the Big Mac as his candidate for the top dividend stock for 2014. Here's his outlook for the fast-food restaurant operator.
For more conservative income investors, dividend reinvestment plan expert and editor of DRIP Investor, Chuck Carlson, looks to a leading consumer products firm.
Our top conservative recommendation for 2014 is a utility stock with a yield of nearly 5%, which is a percentage point higher than the Dow Jones Utility Average, notes Roger Conrad, editor of Conrad's Utility Forecaster.