Bank of America picks 8 stocks to outperform in the second quarter

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Analysts from Bank of America have picked a raft of stocks to buy in the second quarter, choosing assets in sectors including semiconductors and energy, and those likely to benefit from an economic reopening post-pandemic.

The Wall Street firm picks its "high conviction, short-term" ideas at the start of each quarter based on market and business-related trends.

Led by Anthony Cassamassino, BofA's analysts picked the following buy-rated stocks:

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