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The 5 Best Fintech Stocks to Buy for 2018

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Though it may seem stodgy-not to mention highly regulated-compared with Silicon Valley, the financial sector offers some of the best ways to play tech trends. After all, technology is bringing financial services to unbanked corners of the world and allowing consumers to pay for goods using just their smartphones. And there's nary a financial institution that isn't exploring blockchain, the technology underpinning Bitcoin and the ways it could transform the movement of money. Larry Puglia, manager of the T. Rowe Price Blue Chip Growth Fund, likes Fiserv fisv
, which provides the banking...
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The 4 Best Biotech and Health Care Stocks to Buy for 2018

The 4 Best Biotech and Health Care Stocks to Buy for 2018

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Turmoil over Obamacare hasn't dimmed the outlook for most health care stocks.
As far as industries go, few are quite as complex, multifaceted, and, as T. Rowe Price Health Sciences fund portfolio manager Ziad Bakri puts it, "idiosyncratic" as health care. The sector spans the gamut from drugs and devices that can produce biological miracles to the actuarial business of insurance. Oh, and it just happens to be one of the nation's most-battered political pi?atas.
Yet for all its complexity, and all the flak surrounding the fate of the Affordable Care Act, financial experts see health care as...
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The 6 Best Stocks to Buy for 2018 Before Robots Take Your Job

The 6 Best Stocks to Buy for 2018 Before Robots Take Your Job

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Automation and artificial intelligence could become both the greatest economic boons and the greatest economic challenges of the next few decades. Patrik Sch?witz, a global strategist of multi-asset solutions for J.P. Morgan Asset Management, forecasts that technology will boost productivity so significantly, U.S. GDP could nearly double on those gains alone. But a creeping fear has begun to take hold that those same innovations will eventually eliminate scores of human jobs faster than other forces can create new ones. "
Of course, there's an easy way to hedge the risk of becoming...
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The 5 Best Emerging Markets Stocks for 2018: How to Buy the Amazon and Google of China

The 5 Best Emerging Markets Stocks for 2018: How to Buy the Amazon and Google of China

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Though America's technological prowess is still unmatched, money managers are going to Asia to find high-reward opportunities-a chance, they say, to buy the equivalent of a Google googl or an Amazon amzn 20 years ago. "It's the first time that emerging markets is really having a rally that is not about commodities as much as it is about tech," says Patrik Sch?witz, global strategist of multi-asset solutions for J.P. Morgan Asset Management. Some investors think it's the cusp of a "supercycle" of expansion that for once doesn't end with a plunge in copper or corn prices.
In fact, some...
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4 Best Tech Stocks to Buy for 2018-Instead of Buying Bitcoin

4 Best Tech Stocks to Buy for 2018-Instead of Buying Bitcoin

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Whereas railroads and Detroit automakers used to be the nuts and bolts of a well-rounded portfolio, today's world runs on silicon chips and bits. There's a reason Nvidia nvda has been one of the S&P 500's best stocks two years in a row. The largest semiconductor maker by market capitalization is benefiting from virtually every tech trend-with its chips powering everything from Tesla's self-driving cars, to Amazon's and Microsoft's cloud services, to the machines that mine the digital currency Bitcoin. Though Nvidia stock, at 47 times next year's earnings, isn't cheap, analysts expect...
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