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4 Unstoppable Megatrend Stocks to Buy Now (and 2 to Avoid)

You’ve no doubt seen tons of articles splashed across the Web (over)hyping the hottest investing trends to jump on now. But which promising technologies can we actually tap for payouts and dividends (preferably today)? The “mainstream” list is endless: cryptocurrencies, marijuana stocks—even gene editing (where the white coats actually alter DNA to wipe out diseases like cystic fibrosis). I hope you’re not taking the bait, because gambling on shaky themes like these can put a huge dent in your nest egg. Check out the stomach-churning ride pot stock Aurora Cannabis (ACBFF) has been on this year: Aurora’s Bad Trip That nasty fall even includes a 19% gain last week after Constellation Brands (STZ) invested $5 billion in Canopy Growth (CGC), the biggest marijuana stock by market cap. And don’t even get me started on Bitcoin! Bitcoin Crushes Retirement Dreams Of course, we know neither of these wagers will put dividend cash in our pockets. Big-Picture Thinking Is Key That’s why, if you want to profit from huge trends remaking society, you need to zero in on megatrends like exploding energy demand, surging online shopping and retiring baby boomers. Shifts like these will power our price gains and dividends (with yields up to 9.2%, as I’ll show you below)—for decades.

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