Top Picks - Part 2

01/09/2004 12:00 am EST

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In this issue of The Money Show Digest, we continue our Annual Top Picks Report, in which we have asked all contributing advisors to select their single favorite stock for 2004. (To return to Part I of this special report, click here.) Meanwhile, here is Part 2 of the Top Picks report, and a look ahead.

With the final year-end numbers in, the 25 stocks in last year's Top Picks reports showed a 68% gain, with only one of those stocks down in price. Vahan Janjigian's pick of American Superconductor rose 360%, while Fred Hager selection of Rambus scored a gain of 357%. We began Part 1 of this report with Vahan's new pick, and we conclude Part 2, with a new pick from Fred.

We offer our congratulations to the advisors who have been featured in these pages. At the risk of sounding self-serving, they have shown an uncanny record of keeping our readers on the right track. At the time of our 2003 Top Picks report, our advisors cited such factors as the impact of changes in tax rates and the election cycle to support a continued bullish stance. The general consensus among our advisors has since remained bullish as prices have risen through the year. They have alerted our readers to such trends as gold, natural resources, and commodities, growing opportunities in Asia, particularly China, and the sharp rebound in tech stocks- all well before these trends became popular in the financial media.

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We will continue to feature the most exciting stock ideas and market outlooks from The Money Show's leading advisors. We look forward to seeing you at the various Money Shows throughout the year, and would like remind you of the upcoming World Money Show in Orlando, Florida, on February 2-5. It's free, and you can register by clicking on the link to the left.

Why just read about the top newsletter advisors, money managers, and investment seers when you can come and hear them speak and meet with them in person? Bringing investors and professionals together from all over the world, The World Money Show  is certain to be the most exciting Money Show event ever. I hope to see you there. Meanwhile, we wish you the very best for 2004, in both your personal endeavors and your investments.

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