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Pick

Slang; a stock or other security that an analyst recommends his or her clients buy. For example, an analyst who is bullish on tech stocks may choose Google and Facebook as his picks.
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The tangled coats of the animals had been ripped off and the bones, including the ribcages, picked clean of flesh.
I lost my all, or so it seemed at the time, and still does when I think of my precious possessions picked clean of cash and cards and discarded on some rubbish tip.
Got the second LP from a band called Orange Roughy out of Pennsylvania, Picked Clean, and it's a doozy.
When the vultures have picked clean the carcass of cruddy American TV, will they move on to the graveyard of British television?
It was nestled next to a bird's white skull picked clean, a once-turbulent cathedral of brain, blood, nerves, and eyes.
American warplanes pounded front-line Iraqi forces in the north yesterday after Saddam's troops fell back from strategic hilltop positions that were picked clean by Kurds in a frenzy of battlefield plunder.
Patterson pointed out in his classic Man-Eaters of Tsavo (1907), the Parsee (not Hindu) coolies, following the traditions of the Towers of Silence in Bombay, left the bodies of their dead out in the open to be picked clean by the vultures.
For example, India's 76 000-strong Parsees community does not bury its dead; bodies are placed in `towers of silence', for the bones to be picked clean by vultures.
Wild scallops have been picked clean by overfishing; likewise herring and groundfish.
Whatever money was made illegally is long gone--the bones of the company have been picked clean through litigation.
That bottom hanging fruit has now been picked clean, and communities are going to have to work harder now to pick the fruit from the top of the tree--turning non-potable water into alternative drinking water sources.
The forest floor on privately owned forests would be picked clean because our present tax system (or the most part) takes all the value year after year and - unlike the Chadbournes - it puts no value back.