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Rocket Stocks for the Week

These stocks could surge higher -- or lower -- in the coming week.

Updated from 12:06 p.m. EST

As the major indices pulled back from technically overbought conditions, negative earnings forecasts from

Wal-Mart

(WMT) - Get Report

and

Intel

(INTC) - Get Report

and weak same-store-sales data from various retailers fueled the basis downward this week.

That said, there are still plenty of opportunities for nimble traders in this week's

Rocket Stocks portfolio

(including

Linear Technology

(LLTC)

).

Fortunately,

last week's Rocket Stocks portfolio

was a massive outperformance for readers as our two long ideas,

Family Dollar

(FDO)

and

Robbins & Myers

(RBN)

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, surprised to the upside, and our short idea,

Acuity Brands

(AYI) - Get Report

, lowered guidance and reported weak sales.

To read more,

visit Stockpickr.com

.

In Monday trading, Linear Technology closed at $21.69 per share (down 1.9% year-to-date).

At the time of publication, Altucher and/or his fund had no positions in stocks mentioned, although positions may change at any time.

James Altucher is president of

Stockpickr

LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of TheStreet.com and part of its network of Web properties, and a managing partner at Formula Capital, an alternative asset management firm that runs a fund of hedge funds. He is also a weekly columnist for the

Financial Times

and the author of

Trade Like a Hedge Fund

,

Trade Like Warren Buffett

and

SuperCa$h

. Under no circumstances does the information in this column represent a recommendation to buy or sell stocks. Altucher appreciates your feedback;

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