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Harriet Lefton

Contributing Writer
Kiplinger.com

Harriet Lefton, originally from the U.K., began her career as a journalist specializing in the niche world of metal markets. She graduated from the University of Cambridge before becoming a qualified U.K. lawyer. Now she has turned her attention to the world of financial blogging, covering U.S. stocks, analysts and all manner of things finance-related.

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July 2018

7 “Strong Buy” Stock Picks for Breakneck Growth

Growth investors have the same simple goal: Jump into a stock before it skyrockets. Naturally, the solution isn’t as simple: Making the right stock picks takes patience, monitoring, a little bit of luck ...

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July 2018

The 7 Highest-Rated Dividend Aristocrats

The Dividend Aristocrats are an elite group of 53 stocks that have at least one thing in common: They have raised their annual payout in at least each of the past 25 years, if not longer. But just because ...

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July 2018

5 Triple-A Semiconductor Stocks to Buy Now

If you are looking for quality growth investments with compelling valuations, consider the world of semiconductor stocks. Yes, this can be an expensive area of the market, put over the past few months, ...

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June 2018

5 ‘Strong Buy’ Artificial Intelligence Stocks

The artificial-intelligence revolution is coming, whether you’re ready or not. AI supporters believe that it has the potential to transform the world as we know it; Google CEO Sundar Pichai describes ...

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June 2018

5 Chinese Stocks to Buy for Market-Beating Growth

Chinese stocks, while hardly the under-covered investment opportunity they were more than a decade ago, still have intriguing growth prospects. They still offer exposure to China’s enormous market – ...

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June 2018

10 Top Stock Picks From Wall Street’s Best Analysts

The word on Wall Street – from the mouths of several top analysts – is that the market still has some serious room to run. And quality stock picks should be much better rewarded going forward than ...

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June 2018

10 Hot Stock Picks for a Summer Rally

How do you find fresh investing inspiration in these choppy times? Right now, political uncertainty in Italy has sent global markets into a tailspin, and the U.S. has just put a global tariff tiff back ...

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May 2018

5 “Strong Buy” Biotech Stocks to Buy Now

Biotech stocks often present intriguing, and potentially very lucrative, investment opportunities. Share prices can explode on positive trial results or key regulatory approvals. However, buyers beware: ...

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May 2018

7 “Strong Buy” Dividend Stocks That Should Rip Higher

In this current choppy climate, dividend stocks provide a welcome and profitable way to hedge your bets. Bank of America tells investors that dividends can help offset losses in weak markets, “and over ...

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May 2018

7 Stocks to Buy and Hold for the Next Decade

Legendary value investor Warren Buffett is one of the leading pitchmen for long-term, buy-and-hold investing. The man behind Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) targets stocks to buy not just by identifying great ...

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April 2018

10 Cheap Stocks to Buy With Only $10

It’s easy to find cheap stocks. At the moment, nearly 1,700 publicly traded stocks are priced at less than $10 per share, according to FinViz data. What’s tricky is identifying any quality cheap ...

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