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MoneyShow’s 2018 Top Picks Report:

Each year in December the MoneyShow editorial team asks the nation's leading financial newsletter advisors for their favorite stocks for the coming year. Conducted for over 35 years, the annual Top Picks report features the advisory industry's most trusted and respected experts known for their high-quality research and long-term track records of success.

This year’s report features over 100 investment ideas for all types of investors, from high growth opportunities for risk takers to conservative, income-oriented favorites suitable for retirement portfolios. We share these Top Picks as a starting point for your own research. Make sure that any stock you buy meets your personal financial needs, risks parameters and time horizon. We wish you the very best for investment success in the new year.

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Top Stock Picks

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Top Picks 2018: First Solar (FSLR)
01/19/2018 5:00 am EST

There are lots of potential winners in the oil and gas sector for 2018, but the future belongs to renewable power. I’m particularly bullish about solar photovoltaic (PV) power, explains Robert R...

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Robert Rapier
Tickers: FSLR
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Top Picks 2018: Magna International (MGA)
01/19/2018 5:00 am EST

Magna International (MGA) — my top conservative idea for 2018 — is a global auto supplier that designs and manufactures automotive systems and parts, explains Azmath Rahiman, editor of Cab...

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Azmath Rahiman
Tickers: MGA
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Top Picks 2018: Planet Fitness Inc. (PLNT)
01/19/2018 5:00 am EST

There’s a Wall Street adage that recommends you “buy what you know.” Now, I’m not generally of that opinion, but I am in the case of Planet Fitness Inc. (PLNT), explains Jim Wo...

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Jim Woods
Tickers: PLNT
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Top Picks 2018: Quarterhill (QTRH)
01/19/2018 5:00 am EST

Quarterhill (QTRH), which trades on both the Nasdaq and the Toronto exchange, has evolved from a one-trick patent troll pony to an enterprise that is now involved in the Internet of Things, explains B...

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Benj Gallander
Tickers: QTRH
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Top Picks 2018: The Priceline Group (PCLN)
01/19/2018 5:00 am EST

The Priceline Group (PCLN) — my top growth pick for 2018 — launched its business in 1998 in the U.S. under the priceline.com brand, explains Ingrid Hendershot, money manager and editor of ...

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Ingrid Hendershot
Tickers: PCLN
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Top Picks 2018: Uniti Group (UNIT)
01/19/2018 5:00 am EST

Uniti Group (UNIT), previously known as Communications Sales & Leasing, still derives significant revenues from the April 2015 spin-off of assets from Windstream Wireless, observes Brad Thomas, ed...

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Brad Thomas
Tickers: UNIT
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Top Picks 2018: Compass Minerals International (CMP)
01/18/2018 5:00 am EST

Overland Park, Kansas-based Compass Minerals International (CMP) produces salt and magnesium chloride for use in road deicing and dust control, food processing, water softeners, pool salt, and agricul...

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John Dobosz
Tickers: CMP
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Top Picks 2018: Energy Transfer Partners LP (ETP)
01/18/2018 5:00 am EST

I am forecasting that the energy midstream/infrastructure sector will return to valuation growth in 2018 and there is lots of upside potential in the group, explains Tim Plaehn, editor of The Dividend...

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Tim Plaehn
Tickers: ETP
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Top Picks 2018: MasTec, Inc. (MTZ)
01/18/2018 5:00 am EST

By and large it’s been a long time since the construction stocks have made much money for themselves, much less for investors. But that may be about to change, suggests Joe Duarte, editor of In ...

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Joe Duarte
Tickers: MTZ
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Top Picks 2018: ServiceNow (NOW)
01/18/2018 5:00 am EST

ServiceNow Inc. (NOW) provides scalable IT services management to enterprises though a subscription-based, software-as-a-service model, explains Joseph Bonner, analyst with Argus Research. ...

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Joseph Bonner
Tickers: NOW
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Top Picks 2018: Tekla Life Sciences Investors Fund (HQL)
01/18/2018 5:00 am EST

Tekla Life Sciences Investors Fund (HQL) is closed-end fund invests in a number of publicly traded and privately held companies doing work in the life sciences area, explains Nate Pile, editor of Nate...

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Nate Pile
Tickers: HQL
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Top Picks 2018: UnitedHealth Group (UNH)
01/18/2018 5:00 am EST

Minnesota-based UnitedHealth Group (UNH) is the world’s largest health care company and a top pick for conservative investors for 2018, explains Chloe Lutts Jensen, dividend expert and editor of...

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Chloe Jensen
Tickers: UNH