To keep readers entertained during the Christmas season we’ve recapped our best-read stories of 2019.

The traditional 12 Days of Christmas covers things like partridges, golden rings, and milking maids. Our stocking is better — full to the brim with battery metals, infant formula, expert stock picks, and resources ‘movers and shakers’.

Next up on our best-read list is six of the wildest buy calls made by analysts in 2019.

This not only caught our reader’s attention — it also made The Australian sit up and take notice.

These six comprise a company that creates a system that monitors energy spend, a robot home builder, a rare earths explorer, a real estate investment trust, a parking tech company and a US lender.

Keep reading if you missed it the first time around.