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Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool. Image source: Getty Images center_img Manika Premsingh | Saturday, 31st October, 2020 I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. The latest stock market meltdown is enough to make investors cringe as the FTSE 100 index falls to six-month lows. If we forget about the stock market crash, however, we’ll find that there are big positives in the overall picture. The global economy is becoming healthier, which will impact select UK shares as well. The US and Chinese economies are growingTwo facets of the global economy have my attention right now — the US and China. The US showed impressive growth in the latest quarter. As per forecasts by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), its likely to grow by 3.1% next year as well, beating growth levels in 2019. 5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…We can add political outcomes to the mix, too. It looks like Democrats may be at the helm in the US next year when the recovery takes hold. Among other policy measures, the one that stands out for me is their stress on minimising fossil fuel dependence. That’s bad news for big oil, but great for the alternative energy industry. This FTSE 100 stock could rise moreI think the most direct way to invest in this likely trend is through shares of the FTSE 100 asset manager, Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust, whose largest holding is Tesla at 12% of its total holdings. Amazon and Alibaba are the next biggest holdings. As you can well imagine, the SMT stock has sky-rocketed in the past months. It has doubled its share price since the stock market crash and is now at all time highs. Moreover, I think it’s a great buy if we make investments based on the Chinese economic recovery too. Much like the US, China has also shown definite signs of recovery and 2021 promises to be a must better year for it too. SMT’s holdings in the likes of Alibaba as well as the Chinese communications and entertainment conglomerate Tencent, bodes well for it. More options to hedge the stock market crashHowever, with the US-China tensions likely to continue, US-listed Chinese companies could come under pressure. In keeping with that, I’d explore other stocks too. From the perspective of the US play, I think three FTSE 100 companies are worth considering – CRH, Johnson Matthey, and Rio Tinto. All three can benefit from recovery in the US. But a Biden win could give them an extra boost. The FTSE 100 construction biggie CRH will get a boost from a government stimulus channelised towards infrastructure. Johnson Matthey and Rio Tinto will benefit from more environmentally friendly policies. I’ve talked about these companies in greater detail in my articles recently. A boost from both US and ChinaRio Tinto not just gains from a likely increase in US demand, it also gains if China recovers. It’s lithium finds are great for supporting the clean energy waves, but more generally, Chinese growth is good news for miners. China is a huge consumer of industrial metals, and all FTSE 100 miners are witnessing the benefits of this trend. RIO is no exception. I reckon it, along with the other options, are set to win, stock market crash or not. Enter Your Email Address Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shareslast_img

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