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Due to capital constraints, time limitations or the simple fact of life getting in the way, most people cannot trade frequently enough to make most trading strategies work, and that is why I write this weekly Rocket Stock column.
My main goal here is to find stocks that can rise in the coming week, no matter how the market moves. I like to look for snapbacks, earnings plays and other tradable market catalysts. As a general rule, you want to buy extreme weakness and sell extreme strength.
Last week's volatility was particularly nerve-racking, as the
Dow Jones Industrial
average broke below 8,000; however, we can take solace in the fact that the market held those levels and rallied back almost 10% intraday.
Here is this week's
portfolio, which includes
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