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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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Its machinery of law enforcement also encountered rates of property offences that exceeded local levels, although its pattern of minor thefts, such as picking pockets or the theft of cloth, were similarly rife in neighbouring urban communities.
A GIRL aged nine has been arrested 50 times in 16 months for picking pockets on the London Underground, police revealed yesterday.
Illusions such as running a needle through his nose, manipulating cards or picking pockets are the tricks that made him laugh - a response he has been able to evoke from his audiences.