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Here's her top pick for October 2012...
 

     It's an elite club made up of fascinating characters...

     They're brilliant inventors -- they've developed products like Skyy Vodka and the Ford Mustang.

     They're best-selling authors -- they've written novels that have dominated The New York Times best-seller list for 252 weeks straight.

     They've won boxing championships and have been Playboy "Playmates".

     They come from all walks of life -- different races, ages, genders and religions. But they've got one thing in common: their IQs are higher than 98% of the rest of us.

     This smartest 2% are called the "Mensa" organization.

     But even geniuses need investing advice. Especially geniuses. In fact, some of the most bone-headed investment decisions ever made have been by certified brainiacs.

     In 1997, Long-Term Capital Management was the toast of the investment world, posting gains averaging about 40% a year. The ivory tower hedge fund was led by two Nobel Prize winners, a Federal Reserve Vice Chairman and famous Wall Street arbitrage experts. The next year, it lost $4.6 billion in less than four months, after it went "all in" on Russian bonds. Russia ended up defaulting and LTCM collapsed.
 
     Despite all their advanced econometric models, the geniuses at LTCM made a basic, and fatal, investment mistake: they underestimated their risk.
 
     Look at the Madoff scam. It fooled New York University, The Royal Bank of Scotland, the mega French bank Societe Generale. Ex-New York Governor Elliot Spitzer and Henry Kaufman (former chief economist at Salomon Brothers) all got taken by Bernie Madoff. Not to mention some savvy media types including Steven Spielberg, Kevin Bacon and Larry King. All smart... all successful... and all played for fools.

     So when the local Mensa chapter asked Amy Calistri for market advice, it was a smart move. I don't care how smart you are, everyone can use some help making money in stocks.

     They turned to Amy for the same reason that I hired her here at StreetAuthority: she's the best stock picker I've ever met. She's got an 86% win rate. And she just keeps picking winners...

The "Idiot" Analyst Who Made 620%

      I've dealt with plenty of colorful characters in my dozen-plus years in the investment research business. But I've never run across anyone quite like Amy Calistri.

     How many market analysts have co-authored a book entitled Inequality and Industrial Change: A Global View... and have also played keyboard in a band named "Guido and the Scum Puppies"?

     Fresh out of college, and two weeks into her first job at IBM, she bought her first stock in 1979. By the time she was 24, while her friends were still playing drinking games, she made the down payment on her first house with the profits.

     Amy's career has been full of twists. Some you might expect. She earned a Series 3 certification in commodities and futures. She created investment education courses used by the major investment houses.

     Other career twists are a bit odder. For a few years, Amy was heavily into the professional poker scene in Las Vegas. (In fact, she even wrote a book about it.)

     Her specialty: pot limit Omaha. She taught billionaire banking tycoon Andrew Beal how to play the game (Beal is the 39th richest person in America, worth $7 billion, according to Forbes magazine.)

     Beal was already a killer poker player when Amy met him. And he obviously has a huge bankroll. In fact, he played in the highest-stakes poker game ever. Minimum bet: $100,000. He walked away with $10.6 million that day... but he had never played pot limit Omaha.

     So Amy gave him a quick lesson. She covered the basics in 20 minutes and they played a practice hand. And then the pros rolled in. After eight hours of poker, she had doubled her money. But Beal cleaned up even bigger -- in a game he had never played before.

     Some investors scoff at poker as just a card game. But winning on Wall Street requires many of the same skills you need to win at the table.

     In fact, Amy credits her years of poker with honing her uncanny ability of knowing when to sell at the top. I'll give you a few examples of that rare skill in a second.

     Now Amy is our go-to researcher here at StreetAuthority.

     No matter what her big-picture outlook for the market, she is full of creative market plays. In a firm of free-thinking analysts, she's the most independent-minded of the bunch.

     I've seen this maverick streak pay off for Amy again and again. Here are a few of the bold calls she's made in just about every kind of market...

     The 620% Insight -- In the fall of 1999, oil was $20 a barrel. Natural gas was trading at just $2.50 per thousand cubic feet. Analysts were convinced that energy prices were headed lower, predicting $10 a barrel oil before long.


     Amy didn't see it that way. U.S. GDP growth was running above 4%. The Internet was booming, and energy-intensive server farms were sprouting up around the country. And new natural gas-burning power plants were coming online fast.

     So Amy put her IRA into Burlington Resources -- a company with huge natural gas reserves. She's up 620% to date.

     The "Idiot" Move that Made Her 45% -- At the start of 2001, the economy looked like it was beginning to turn ugly. Amy took a position in Hecla (NYSE: HL), a silver and gold mining company.

     Diane Swonk, the former chief economist for Bank One and financial talking head, publicly called her an idiot for investing in gold. Amy made 45% on her investment.

     At that meeting, Swonk claimed the U.S. economy wasn't in a recession, with the catchy phrase, "I've seen a recession, baby, and this ain't it." It turns out that at the moment she uttered that phrase, the economy was in a recession. Amy was right.

     As the U.S. economy collapsed, Amy made 45% on her investment in Hecla Mining.

     Cashing Out Before the Crash -- I wish I had followed Amy back in 2007 when she got out of the market and into Treasury Bills. At that point, the subprime crisis had started to unfold and a few lenders were already lining up for bankruptcy. But most analysts were predicting the problem would stay isolated to the financial sector.

     Amy didn't buy it. Even as the market continued to climb higher, she put a big chunk of her portfolio in cash and Treasury bills. Switching her portfolio into cash was a gutsy move.

     Not only did she avoid the market crash -- she made 22% on her T-bills to boot. Not bad considering that the S&P 500 plunged 40% over the same time period.

What Readers Are Saying
About Amy Calistri and
Stock of the Month
...

"Good work finding the perfect investment... solid dividend, growth opportunity and wide moat around their franchise."
-- R.H., Palm Desert, Calif.

"I'm thrilled with Amy Calistri's 'Stock of the Month' recommendation -- the content, the quality, the research, the thoroughness, the logic, the explanation. This is EXACTLY what I am looking for when I pay good money for advice."
-- R.G., Spring Grove, Penn.

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     Getting Out at the Top -- Even though Amy made 620% on Burlington Resources (later bought out by ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP), she's not married to energy stocks.

     She sold off half her position in oil and gas in 2008, before oil prices started their free-fall and sent energy stocks plunging 80%.

      Moving Into Gold -- In October 2008, Amy noticed that even though gold had soared, most gold stocks hadn't kept pace.

     This disconnect made no sense to her. Gold firms were mining gold at a cost of $300 per ounce.

     With gold over $800 per ounce, these miners were extraordinarily profitable.

     But with the stock market in free-fall, money-making gold stocks had been dragged down indiscriminately with everything else.
 

How a Bright Young Engineering Student Became a Poker Junkie -- and Why That's Good News for Investors

     Hello, I'm Amy Calistri.

     I run StreetAuthority's Stock of the Month advisory... but I've never worked a day on Wall Street.
Amy Calistri
     I've rarely even worked in an office. In fact, I've spent more time at a poker table than behind a desk. And I'm a better investor for it.

     Poker and investing are kissing cousins. You have to know when to place a bet... when to go all in... and when to fold. But the real key to winning at both is to be a ruthless money manager.

     I didn't set out to be a poker junkie. I got an engineering degree at Columbia... and a masters at the University of Texas.

     When people hear that I play poker, they think I must be a gambling sort of investor, a wild speculator. But they've got it exactly wrong.

     Any time I put my cash on the line -- at the table or in the market -- I want to know the odds are on my side.

     That's what Stock of the Month is all about: Finding just one great investment idea each month, where the odds are squarely stacked in your favor.

     I just released a new report called Five Crucial Investment Lessons I Learned at the Poker Table. It details five ways to maximize profits and minimize losses I learned from the best poker players in the world.

     It also reveals the names and ticker symbols of two stocks that EVERY serious investor should own right now.

      One of these stocks has turned every $530 invested in 1972 into more than $1 million today. This company is raising its dividend, spending billions to buy back its own shares, and enjoys a dominant 80% market share in one of the world's most profitable industries.

      And best of all, with the stock down 60% from its all-time highs, it's now one of the most undervalued companies in America.

     You'll get the full details in my latest report -- Five Crucial Investment Lessons I Learned at the Poker Table.

     The cost for this report? Zero. It comes free with my compliments with every new subscription to Stock of the Month.
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-- Amy Calistri
 
     She told me that either gold would have to plunge or these stocks would eventually soar. She urged me to buy the Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSE: GDX). It's now up 157%.

      Calling the Shipping Turnaround -- In December 2008 Amy recommended shipping stocks because she was sure a rebound was coming in that devastated industry.

     Of all the industries hurt by the credit crisis, none had been more viciously mauled than the shippers. Not even basket case financial stocks had suffered as much as the 94% plunge in the Baltic Dry Index, a proxy for shipping stocks. 

      The way Amy put it, unless the world suddenly stopped eating and building, trade would continue, and normalcy would return to this critical industry.

     And when it did, she predicted a monster rebound in shipping stocks.

     She flatly stated that the Baltic Dry Index had hit its bottom.

     On that day the index was at 774. Just one year later, it closed at 4107 --
up 430.6%.
    

     Obama Profit Play -- After Obama was elected, gun sales surged because people expected stricter gun-control laws would soon be coming.

     Gun-maker stocks soared. Sturm, Ruger & Co. (NYSE: RGR) rose 163% in six months. Smith & Wesson (Nasdaq: SWHC) shot up 223%.

     But no one was looking at ammunition. And from an investment standpoint ammo is better than guns. It's the razor blade model. Gillette doesn't make its money off razor sales. They make it off the dozens of times you have to replace the blade for that single razor purchase.

     In the same way, gun owners spend far more on the cumulative cost of their ammunition than they do on their guns. So Amy's "Stock of the Month" pick for June 2009 was Olin Corp. (NYSE: OLN) -- an ammo maker whose stock had flatlined for the previous six months.

     This flat stock price didn't make sense, considering ammo shortages were widespread from coast to coast. Even Wal-Mart couldn't keep ammo on the shelves. Some hard-to-find caliber ammunition was selling for 10 times the normal price. Olin was working 24/7 to meet the rise in demand.

     Lesson: A lot of investors can spot a trend. But it takes more than that to find the best way to play it. Amy and her readers made 58.0% on Olin. That pick more than doubled the S&P 500.

     So what is Amy looking to buy right now?

     A couple days ago I asked her if she could hold only one stock for the next 12 months, what would it be?

     I'm going to tell you which stock she picked so you can jump in and potentially make some money along with her readers...

Amy's #1 Stock for the Next 12 Months

     When I asked Amy what her favorite stock was right now, she didn't beat around the bush: "If I had to hold only one stock over the next 12 months, it would be Nike (NYSE: NKE)."

     Nike has so many catalysts driving it that it's hard to know where to start. Few companies can match Nike's incredible pricing power.

     Its shoes are so popular that people line up for hours in the cold to be first in line to buy them at $180 a pair. Some collectors save the shoes for special occasions or never take them out of the box.

     Sometimes the demand gets out of control. When Nike introduced its latest Air Jordan shoes last December, they had to call in the riot police. The mayhem stretched from Atlanta to Seattle.

     On top of the strength of its brands, Nike has two special catalysts going for it in 2012. Nike just became the exclusive provider of National Football League uniforms. Not only will that mean more jersey sales to fans, but it puts the company's logo in front of some of the biggest audiences in the world. In 2011, nine of the 10 highest-rated TV broadcasts were NFL-related.

    
    
Nike also has a strong track record of beating the market during Olympic years. Since 1984, the stock has beaten the S&P six out of seven times during the two weeks of the summer games.

     Once the London Olympic Games begin in July I expect we'll see a repeat performance for Nike stock.

     Amy doesn't just talk about Nike -- she owns it. It is one of the 12 stocks in her real-money $100,000 portfolio.

     But Nike is just one of Amy's top picks right now.

     She's found two others that could do even better over the long haul. Nike has some great catalysts coming its way this summer, but these other two could gain even MORE in the coming years...

      Stock #1 shares a monopoly on perhaps the single best business model on earth. It turns 40% of its sales into net income, making it more profitable than many of the most respected companies in the world, including Microsoft, Google, and Apple. In fact, right now the stock is more profitable, faster-growing, and cheaper than Nike.

     Stock #2 is a classic Amy pick -- it's one of the most unusual companies I've ever seen. It owns and operates the largest chain of pawn shops anywhere.

     Have you ever considered investing in pawn shops? Me neither. But that's all part of Amy's brilliance -- she finds unusual (and lucrative) investing ideas where nobody else is looking.

     The beauty of pawn shops is simple -- they make a killing in weak economies like the one we're seeing right now. As shoppers continue to look for ways to stretch their dollars, this company's earnings have tripled and the shares are up 200% over the last five years. As pawn shops enter the mainstream, this fast-grower is opening up new locations across the country, and we think its winning streak will continue.

     Amy gives full details on all of these stocks -- including names and ticker symbols -- in her newest in-depth research report -- Amy Calistri's Top Three. You can get this report immediately. I'll explain how in a minute.

     There's no charge for this report. All I ask is that you examine the service I set up to send out Amy's favorite stock pick every month. It's called Stock of the Month and when you take a look at it, you will receive Amy Calistri's Top Three, plus several other reports absolutely free.

I Trust This Stock Picker So Much That I Gave Her $100,000... and Told Her to Start a Newsletter

     Wall Street is packed with so-called analysts who tell you all day which stocks to buy. But not many of them have the courage to put their own money into the investments they plug.

     At StreetAuthority we do things differently. That's why I gave Amy Calistri $100,000 of company money to invest in an advisory service we created for her. I wanted her to be right there in the trenches with her readers.

     I'm glad I did. So far Amy has made me gains of 45.9%... 49.6%... and 58.0% (twice!).

     She's already grown my $100,000 into $130,322 and she hasn't even invested half of it yet! She still has $51,000 in cash.

      I'm not the only one making money. Far from it...

     Subscriber Cathy K. says "I have gotten Stock of the Month for almost a year. I have profited on every recommendation Amy has made and that I have purchased.

     As recently as Thursday I sold HOGS and SBH which I purchased and sold at her recommendation and made over $4,000. As far as I am concerned... Amy knows what she is doing!!"

     Jim says, "This is the best I've ever subscribed to. Consistent winners. Have never seen anything like it. I'll hold onto this one."

     W.E.W. says, "I have been investing with Amy for about 18 months and in that time we have only had one loser. Every other pick I have sold for 25%-45% gain. She usually holds for 6 months to a year and has a way picking one stock that will beat the market. I recommend."

     N.I. from Denver says, "I started in July and am very pleased with all her picks. I honestly can't wait to see what the stock of the month is. It has been fun and rewarding."

     I've been publishing investment newsletters for more than a dozen years. I've never seen such rave reviews for anything I've published before. Of course, when almost every stock you pick winds up making money for your readers, that's the sort of feedback you're likely to get.

Radically Different from Other Advisories

     Stock of the Month is radically different from most newsletters. It is as simple as investing gets -- just one pick per month.

     Amy's "Stock of the Month" might occasionally be an ETF, a mutual fund or even a partnership. But it's always just one idea -- no exceptions.

     I like that. Nothing focuses the mind like knowing that you only have one shot at the prize... and that there are no "do-overs." Give an archer 10 shots at a target and his first few will probably be warmups. Give him one shot -- and you get his absolute best effort.

     There's a lot to be said for focusing on a few stocks.

     Warren Buffett's top five holdings make up 73% of his portfolio for his giant investment firm, Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK-B).

     Buffett believes that concentration actually reduces risk. His logic? You pay extra attention to an investment when it's a big part of your portfolio. You conduct more research and due diligence to reach a comfort level.

     That concentrated approach bears fruit. Anyone with the good sense to invest $10,000 in Warren Buffett's partnership at its inception in 1956 (and to transfer into Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway at the partnership's termination) would be sitting on an astonishing $484 million today -- after all fees and expenses.

     You can find the proof in the best real-life stock-picking laboratory on Wall Street: mutual funds.

     No one knows more about mutual funds than research firm Morningstar. They found that managers with fewer positions consistently outperform their rivals. Among all style categories, concentrated, low-turnover funds overwhelmingly beat their peers. These narrow-portfolio funds won out in both the bull market of the late 1990s and the ensuing bear market.

     It makes sense when you think about it. The average stock fund holds about 140 different stocks. How can anyone really know the workings of 140 companies in dozens of sectors... and maybe in dozens of countries to boot?

     Amy only has to dig deep into 12 new companies a year, because she concentrates her bets, just like Warren Buffett. The way Buffett puts it, it's crazy to put money into your 20th choice rather than your 1st choice. Buffett calls it the "Lebron James analogy." If you have basketball phenom Lebron James on your team, don't take him out of the game just to make room for someone else.

     With only 12 stocks in her portfolio, Amy can watch over each one like a hawk.

     I could go on and on about why this simplified and concentrated approach works so well... but I'll let Amy's readers do it instead...

     Bill says, "This is one of my favorite newsletters. I like the stock-a-month approach, and I especially like her reasoning. She is very good at updating and making interim suggestions, and at ranking her own choices on a monthly basis. I like newsletters that are clear and succinct, and I feel that Stock of the Month is a very smart and balanced set of picks. I am extremely satisfied. "

     Laura says, "So far so good. I subscribed right when she began the service. I set up a spreadsheet to track all the picks.... I've made every trade she recommends, exactly as she says, and so far I'm impressed."

     In January of this year, L. M. said... "I have subscribed for about 6 months and the picks have been very good to excellent. Some of her picks are so good, you can't help yourself from banking a quick gain. From my experience so far you will make money with Amy's service."

     Cathy K. says, "I just recently started taking this newsletter. Before I did I tracked her picks since she started this in April. Boy I wish I had been onboard in April. Her DEO pick that she bought at either 43 or 45 dollars is now close to 66 dollars. Her IAF which she purchased at approximately 7 dollars closed yesterday at $11.89. Her VOD that was purchased somewhere in the middle teens is now $22.99. I think the proof is in the pudding! It appears to me Amy is brilliant! You go Girl!"

     I hope Cathy K. is holding on to these three stocks, because they have gone on a tear. DEO is up 134.8% since Amy bought it... IAF is up 91.8%... and VOD is up 77.0%.

How Is Amy Doing So Far? Judge for Yourself --
Here's Her Track Record

     Amy has been publishing her Stock of the Month for three years now. In that time she has closed out a total of 28 trades. Of those 28, 24 made a profit, and 19 of them gained double-digits.
 

     I'm reproducing the entire record here. As you can see, her average gain was 19.9%. And since she held each position an average of just 10.3 months, her true annualized return is even higher, at 23.2%.

     It only takes 20 minutes to read an issue of Amy's newsletter and buy her pick. That comes to four hours a year out of your life... in exchange for a potential 20% on your money. Not a bad deal, if you ask me.

You Are Looking at the Real Thing -- Not a Make-Believe Portfolio

     Most newsletters have a hypothetical portfolio. Not Stock of the Month.

     Amy actually buys and sells each month's pick in a real brokerage account. I gave her $100,000 to put into a real account at E*Trade so she can invest alongside her readers.  

     You'll get a link to our monthly statement in every issue of Stock of the Month. You'll see exactly how well we're doing -- after commissions -- with zero BS.

     It's a matter of principle with me: StreetAuthority invests alongside its customers. If we aren't comfortable buying a stock ourselves, then we aren't going to recommend it.

Amy's Complete Track Record
28 Closed Trades, 24 Winners
(86% Win Rate)

     And you'll not only mirror our performance, you might well beat it.

     Because we'll always wait until 48 hours after Amy recommends a trade before we buy it for our own portfolio. With a 48-hour advance warning, you can beat us to the punch.

     I may be the publisher, but I want to make money in the market, too. When the boss's money is on the line, it tends to keep a stock picker focused.

     You don't have to be right 100% of the time -- no one is. And you don't have to perfectly time the tops and the bottoms. As the stocks here prove, all it takes to outperform the market is just one good idea. That's what Stock of the Month is all about.

Try It Now at My Risk... And Get Amy's
Newest Research Reports Free

     If you'd like to invest alongside Amy in her single favorite idea each month, I invite you to take a no-risk look at Stock of the Month.

     You may be surprised at how little it costs and how much you'll get in every issue...

     Amy's Pick of the Month -- Amy's in-depth profile of her favorite investing idea right now. She's been sending these out for three years now, and they are making readers an average of 20% in 10.3 months each. 

     12 issues of Amy's Stock of the Month Newsletter -- Each monthly issue is loaded with Amy's single favorite pick of the month, as well as updated advice on her previous recommendations.

     Subscribers-Only Web Site -- Including easy access to current and past issues, news flashes, portfolios, and a host of valuable educational materials.

     Instant Alerts when Breaking News Hits -- On top of your monthly issues, Amy also alerts you to important breaking news. The market doesn't pay attention to her publication schedule so this is a way to make sure you have up-to-the-minute advice when conditions change fast.

     Amy's "Top 12" Portfolio
-- These are her 12 favorite investments for your money right now. Every month she'll kick out the weakest link and add a stronger replacement. When a hungry pig approaches a crowded feeding bin, it has to shove aside a weaker one to get in. Amy uses this same survival-of-the-fittest approach to replace good stocks with even-better ones.

Free With Your Trial Subscription!

     As soon as we hear from you, we'll rush you up to five detailed reports Amy has released on her favorite "must-buy" stocks right now:
 
1) Amy Calistri's Top Three

     Of all the stocks in the world you could buy, these are Amy's three favorites for your money now...

I told you about this first one earlier. Nike has just become the exclusive provider of NFL uniforms, putting its logo in front of a huge new audience. Plus Nike almost always beats the market in Olympic years. Once the London games begin in July I expect we'll see a repeat performance for the stock.

     These next two I will keep confidential, in fairness to paying subscribers. But here's a brief peek:

Stock #2 shares a monopoly on perhaps the single best business model on earth. It turns 40% of its sales into net income, making it more profitable than many of the most respected companies in the world, including Microsoft, Google, and Apple. In fact, right now the stock is more profitable, faster-growing, and cheaper than Nike.

Stock #3 is one of the most unusual companies I've ever seen. It owns and operates the largest chain of pawn shops anywhere. The beauty of pawn shops is simple -- they make a killing in weak economies like the one we're seeing right now. This company's earnings soared 30% from 2008 to 2009 -- in the teeth of one of the worst recessions in U.S. history. As shoppers continue to look for ways to stretch their dollars, stock #3's earnings have tripled and the shares are up 200% over the last five years. As pawn shops enter the mainstream, this fast-grower is opening up new locations across the country, and we think its winning streak will continue.

2) Two Unique Funds That Almost Never Go Down

     We all watched in anguish as the S&P 500 dropped 50% from June 2008 to March 2009. Even the most diversified portfolios weren't safe. But two unique equity funds held their ground.

     This was no fluke. These two funds employ a strategy that ignores market conditions and appreciates even in the worst of times. Take a look...

     If you want Steady Eddie performers that will keep on powering slowly ahead even in a bear market, you need to check out both these unusual funds.

3) A "Secret" Way to Invest in Comapnies like Google and Facebook BEFORE They Go Public

      This is one of the most unusual stories I've ever seen. Amy has discovered two stocks that give investors a rare opportunity to profit from private companies like Facebook and Google when the biggest gains are made -- BEFORE they go public.

     Since its IPO, shares of Google have returned a whopping 508%. But that's nothing compared to what some investors made who bought the stock before it went public. Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon.com, invested $250,000 in Google early on. Today, his stake is worth more than $2 billion.

     And plenty of investors struck it rich in Facebook. Six years ago, a 36-year-old artist named David Choe was paid a few thousand dollars to paint murals on the walls of Facebook's first office. Rather than take his fee in cash, Choe took it in Facebook stock. That small sum is now worth about $200 million.

     In 2004, a California businessman named Peter Thiel took the plunge and invested $500,000. His investment has grown into $2 billion.

     You see, by the time you wait for a hot company to go public, the really big money has usually already been made. There isn't much you can do about it. Pre-IPO stocks just aren't typically available to the "regular guy."

     But there is one way to own fast-growing startups before their IPOs...

     The secret lies in a little-known security issued by companies that buy into startups very early on.

     There are only a few dozen of these on the market, and this report details Amy's favorite. Since it was founded in 2003, over 30 companies in its portfolio have been acquired, and seven have launched IPOs.

     Amy made this one her February "Stock of the Month"-- just before the company succeeded in doing what even Goldman Sachs failed to do. It bought millions of dollars worth of Facebook shares on the private market.

     If Facebook ends up making a huge run, this company could sell those shares for a huge return. As a bonus, it yields 8.8%.
 
Amy's Top Contrarian Play 2012

4) Amy's Top Contrarian Play of 2012

     You might think Amy's crazy to recommend anything real-estate related... but I bet that after you see this one, you'll want to own it.

     This company has been making "pre-fab" homes since 1965. These are real houses, ranging from 500 to 3,300 square feet, with up to five bedrooms, a living room, dining room, kitchen and two or more full baths.

     It also has a thriving side business in vacation cabins. Last year, it launched a new generation of off-grid, solar-powered cabin, rated the most environmentally friendly cottage on the market.

     Why do we single out this one? Because manufactured housing is one of the few healthy pockets of the real estate sector, and this stock is one of the few ways to invest in it. Its major competitors are privately held.

     Even during the tough housing market, it prospered by selling into high-demand areas (such as booming shale gas regions) and buying up competitors who couldn't weather the housing storm.

     The stock recently hit an all-time high, and it is small enough, at $318 million market cap, to offer a lot of growth ahead.
 

5) Five Crucial Investment Lessons I Learned at the Poker Table

     Anybody can play poker... but not everyone has played one-on-one against a billionaire... or played in the World Series main event... or walked away from the table with thousands of dollars in winnings.

     This report brings you five ways to maximize profits and cut losses that Amy picked up from her years of playing high-stakes poker in Las Vegas... and she shows you how they work in real life with actual trades from her Stock of the Month portfolio.

     When people hear that Amy plays poker, they think she must be a gambling sort of investor... a wild speculator. But they've got it all wrong.

     As you will see here, poker and investing are kissing cousins. You have to know when to place a bet... when to go all in... and when to fold.

     But the real key to winning at both is to be a ruthless money manager.

     Whenever she puts her cash on the line -- at the table or in the market -- Amy wants the odds on her side. This report distills what Stock of the Month is all about: Finding just one great investment idea where the odds are squarely stacked in your favor.

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Paul Tracy
Chief Investment Strategist
StreetAuthority, LLC.

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