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Why this Ivy League Professor Sees Dow Hitting 18,000 – Money Morning

The bears predicting a stock market crash have it all wrong.

So says Jeremy Siegel, finance professor at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and author of “Stocks for the Long Run.” He predicts the Dow – which closed yesterday (Wednesday) at a new record high 14,455.28 – will continue the bull market run, ending this year in the 16,000 to 17,000 range.

For 2014, he says, the “best bet goal” is the Dow will climb to 18,000.

And the well-known bull has nearly 150 years of data to back up his bold prediction.

Here’s why Siegel is so bullish.  

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Does the Heinz Deal Mean Warren Buffett Has Become a Doomsday Prepper? Martin Hutchinson- Money Morning

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As Volatility Hits New Lows It Could Be Time to Sell – Keith Fitz-Gerald, Money Morning

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Stocks to Buy: 5 Picks Buffett and Insiders Love Right Now – Money Morning

Investors often look to Warren Buffett’s purchases when trying to pick the best stocks to buy.

And with good reason: Buffett’s conglomerate, Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK.A, BRK.B),
has an impressive track record and got off to a stellar start this year. Berkshire Hathaway gained 8.7% in January, beating the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index’s 6% rise and the Dow Jones Industrial Average’s 7% increase.

It’s also a good sign when Buffett’s picks include companies with heavy insider buying, given insiders buy because they expect shares to rise.

That’s why MarketWatch and Insider Monkey just took a look at Buffett’s 38 holdings and compared his purchases to stocks that have had sustainable insider buying in the past 90 days.

And who knows better than insiders? These folks are privy to the most current information on their companies’ prospects, and research shows stock prices rise more after insiders’ net purchases than after net sales.

MarketWatch and Insider Monkey came up with the following five stocks to buy now, based on Buffett’s holdings and insider buying.

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