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The Hands-Down Hottest Stocks of 2013

From 3D printing stocks to solar stocks, these industries exploded

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Hottest Stocks of 2013 – 3D Printing Stocks

3d-printing-stocks-ddd-xone-ssysNewfangled 3D printing technology may sound a bit sci-fi … but it’s been a great investment this year.

3D printing stocks like 3D Systems (DDD) and ExOne (XONE) — which also qualifies as one of the year’s new stocks since it came public in early February — more than doubled in 2013, while other 3D printing companies performed well, too.

And there’s good reason to think 3D printing stocks should keep it up in years to come. As Jeff Reeves explained in his recap of the hottest 3D printing companies of 2013, this new technology just might be the next mega-trend. “On-demand manufacturing can reduce costs for both businesses and consumers, 3D printer programmers are the new software engineers, and 3D printing itself has been a defining cultural trend.”

Stratasys (SSYS), VoxelJet (VJET), and Proto Labs (PRLB) are other big-name 3D printing stocks that did well in 2013.

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