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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: Luxoft Holdings (LXFT)
01/09/2018 5:00 am EST

Luxoft Holdings Inc. (LXFT) is a top pick for 2018; there are very few small cap enterprise technology stocks in a transition mode that generate significant amounts of cash, notes Peter Mantas, a valu...

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Peter Mantas
Tickers: LXFT
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Top Picks 2018: MannKind (MNKD)
01/09/2018 5:00 am EST

After receiving a very positive label change for its lead product, Afrezza (an inhalable form of insulin), late in the year, MannKind (MNKD) also raised a sizable chunk of cash, notes Nate Pile, edito...

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Nate Pile
Tickers: MNKD
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Top Picks 2018: Praxair (PX)
01/09/2018 5:00 am EST

Praxair Inc. (PX) is a global supplier of industrial gases to diverse users in energy, electronics, medical, food & beverage and manufacturing, with fiscal 2016 revenues $10.5 billion, notes Bill ...

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William Selesky
Tickers: PX
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Top Picks 2018: Twitter (TWTR)
01/09/2018 5:00 am EST

Microblogging site Twitter (TWTR) completed a major restructuring in 2017, and the results so far appear to be promising, says Elizabeth Harrow, editor at Schaeffer Research....

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Elizabeth Harrow
Tickers: TWTR
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Top Picks 2018: Utah Medical Products (UTMD)
01/09/2018 5:00 am EST

Utah Medical Products (UTMD) manufactures medical devices for women and babies that are predominantly proprietary, disposable and for hospital use, explains Jim Fink, editor of Velocity Trader....

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James Fink
Tickers: UTMD
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Top Picks 2018: Autohome (ATHM)
01/08/2018 5:00 am EST

There aren’t many genuinely conservative picks among Chinese stocks, but Autohome (ATHM) is my best guess about a beaten-down company with excellent credentials, asserts Paul Goodwin, editor of ...

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Paul Goodwin
Tickers: ATHM
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Top Picks 2018: Hooker Furniture (HOFT)
01/08/2018 5:00 am EST

One of the primary beneficiaries of the multiyear rebound in housing has been the furniture industry. A top pick for 2018 is Hooker Furniture (HOFT), which dates to 1924 and is based in Virginia, note...

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Douglas Gerlach
Tickers: HOFT
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Top Picks 2018: iShares Russell 2000 ETF (IWM)
01/08/2018 5:00 am EST

The U.S. economy recently experienced two quarters of 3% GDP growth for the first time since 2014. Our labor market remains strong, with more jobs being created each month than needed to sustain full ...

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Matthew Kerkhoff
Tickers: IWM
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Top Picks 2018: LKQ Corporation (LKQ)
01/08/2018 5:00 am EST

LKQ Corporation (LKQ) derives its name from an auto insurance term, “Like Kind and Quality.” This term refers to replacing a damaged auto part with a used part of comparable age and condit...

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Brian Lazorishak, CFA, CMT
Tickers: LKQ
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Top Picks 2018: Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure (SOI)
01/08/2018 5:00 am EST

For my 2018 favorite I am going to pick a stock from our stable with the highest BI Rank; in our proprietary ranking system, anything over 10 is very good and Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure (SOI) ran...

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Tom Bishop
Tickers: SOI
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Top Picks 2018: Tanger Factory Outlet (SKT)
01/08/2018 5:00 am EST

Tanger Factory Outlet (SKT) is the only publicly-traded REIT specializing solely in the development, leasing, marketing and operations of outlet centers in the United States and Canada, notes Brad Tho...

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Brad Thomas
Tickers: SKT
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Top Picks 2018: Ares Capital (ARCC)
01/05/2018 5:00 am EST

Ares Capital (ARCC) is a Business Development Company — or BDC — lending money to small and mid-sized companies and, like REITs, distributing essentially all of their net income to shareho...

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Adrian Day
Tickers: ARCC