It’s always interesting to see how the experts stack up, and sometimes exciting as well — 2016 saw a late run by Charles Sizemore and his pick Energy Transfer Equity LP (NYSE:ETE) storm past stalwart Ellie Mae Inc (NYSE:ELLI) picked by Jason Moser, in the final month.But have you ever looked at some of the choices in this and other competitions and thought “I could do better than that”?For the Best Stocks for 2017 contest, we decided to try something a little different. We polled InvestorPlace readers to choose an unofficial 11th stock, and we’ll see how it stacks up.The readers’ choice was, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN).You probably don’t need anyone to tell you the many reasons Amazon is great, from smart leadership to stellar innovation to offerings like AWS and Amazon Prime. It might be a best stock for 2017 on the growth of these along, but AMZN probably has more up its sleeve as well.Read more about the readers’ Best Stocks pick here.Who do you think has the best chance of coming out victorious by the end of 2017? One of our expert picks, AMZN or something else entirely? Comment below, and check out the daily leaderboard here starting Jan. 2!

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