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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: 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
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Top Picks 2018: Cypress Semiconductor (CY)
01/05/2018 5:00 am EST

Cypress Semiconductor (CY) has been turning out semiconductor products for 35 years. Many were one step ahead technologically—but in a rapidly evolving industry, a step behind in execution, sugg...

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Stephen Leeb
Tickers: CY
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Top Picks 2018: Integra Life Sciences Holdings (IART)
01/05/2018 5:00 am EST

Integra Life Sciences Holdings Corp. (IART) is a leader in medical implants and instruments for neurosurgery, tissue regeneration and wound care, explains David Toung, analyst with Argus Research....

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David Toung
Tickers: IART
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Top Picks 2018: Itron Inc. (ITRI)
01/05/2018 5:00 am EST

I went looking for the seemingly impossible: A stock that offers high earnings-growth potential, while trading at a reasonable valuation. You’re not gonna find too many of those in this market, ...

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Ari Charney
Tickers: ITRI
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Top Picks 2018: Roku (ROKU)
01/05/2018 5:00 am EST

Roku (ROKU) is a direct play on the cord-cutting and TV streaming movement. It makes over-the-top (OTT) TV streaming devices that allow people to access apps such as Netflix (NFLX), Amazon (AMZN) and ...

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Michael Cintolo
Tickers: ROKU
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Top Picks 2018: Stanley Black & Decker (SWK)
01/05/2018 5:00 am EST

Stanley Black & Decker (SWK) — our conservative pick for 2018 — is most commonly known for its hand and power tool lines. But it’s so much more than just tools, notes growth stoc...

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Jason Williams
Tickers: SWK
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Top Picks 2018: GDS Holdings (GDS)
01/04/2018 5:00 am EST

GDS Holdings (GDS) is a Chinese company in the data center business; its carrier-neutral, cloud-neutral facilities allow connections to all major Chinese telecommunications carriers and to many financ...

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Timothy Lutts
Tickers: GDS
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Top Picks 2018: Macy's (M)
01/04/2018 5:00 am EST

Our selection for a growth company is Macy’s (M), a growth oriented pick for 2018, notes Russ Kaplan in Frank, Fox & Hoagstrom’s Heartland Advisor....

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Russ Kaplan
Tickers: M
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Top Picks 2018: MGM Growth Properties LLC (MGP)
01/04/2018 5:00 am EST

In April 2016, hotel and gaming company MGM Resorts International (MGM) spun-off about two-thirds of its hotel properties into a new real estate investment trust (REIT) IPO, says Tim Plaehn, editor of...

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Tim Plaehn
Tickers: MGP
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Top Picks 2018: Omega Healthcare Industries (OHI)
01/04/2018 5:00 am EST

Most dividend aristocrats gain their titles after a quarter-century – Omega Healthcare Industries (OHI) is making an accelerated case to be crowned in just six years’ time, explains Brett ...

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Brett Owens
Tickers: OHI
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Top Picks 2018: Oppenheimer Holdings (OPY)
01/04/2018 5:00 am EST

Oppenheimer Holdings (OPY) is an investment firm focused on financial advisory services and asset management. The company remains under the radar, and I believe the stock is super cheap, explains Doug...

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Doug Hughes
Tickers: OPY
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Top Picks 2018: Toro Company (TTC)
01/04/2018 5:00 am EST

Whether or not you believe the new tax legislation is going to put more money in your pocket, economic indicators are pointing to continued growth in 2018, explains John Reese, editor of Validea. ...

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John Reese
Tickers: TTC