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Super Bowl Stocks: Which Company Should Win the MVP Award?

Microsoft, Apple, Amazon...which company would you name as the most valuable player? TheStreet Editors give their picks.

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady will take the field this Sunday, Feb.3, 2019, for Super Bowl LIII. While he's chasing his fifth MVP Trophy, TheStreet's Editors are handing out a few awards of their own. 

MVP Stock of the Year

Zev Fima, research analyst with Jim Cramer's Action Alerts PLUS charitable portfolio and club for investors, calls Microsoft (MSFT) - Get Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Report , the most valuable company on the planet.  Watch What to Watch from Microsoft.

Nelson Wang, tech editor at TheStreet, picks Apple (AAPL) - Get Apple Inc. (AAPL) Report .He says no matter how often others try to write off this tech giant, it just keeps on winning.

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Jeff Marks, senior portfolio analyst of Jim Cramer's Action Alerts PLUS charitable portfolio and club for investors:is pointing to Amazon (AMZN) - Get Amazon.com, Inc. Report .The company is set to report earnings on Thursday, Jan. 1. Don't be surprised if the market follows the e-commerce company's results. Real Money's Chart Professor breaks it down: Amazon Reports Earnings Thursday but the Charts Could Be Stronger

Katherine Ross, multimedia reporter at TheStreet, chose Take-TwoEntertainment (TTWO) - Get Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. Report  . She says "With the release of Red Dead Redemption 2, the company is reminding us how strong video game stocks can be." Read more over on Real Money: Is Take-Two Taking Over the Top Spot for Video Game Stocks?

John Pickering, senior editor at TheStreet, picked Boeing (BA) - Get Boeing Company Report . He sited that they had the best index move in the Dow last year. Boeing was Real Money's 'Stock of the Day' on Tuesday, Jan.30, 2019. Boeing obliterated the Streets's fourth quarter earnings estimate by more than $1 a share, with a bottom line of $5.48 per share and group revenues of at $28.34 billion. 

Real Money's team breaks it down. Read Boeing Stock Flies Higher on Blockbuster EarningsBoeing Is Attaining Liftoff Speed in Reaction to Its Latest Numbers and Boeing's Epic Beat.

So, which stocks did they pick for 'The Best Defensive Stock' and 'Rookie Stock of Year?'

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