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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


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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


Linear Technology




last week's Rocket Stocks portfolio

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

Family Dollar



Robbins & Myers


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, surprised to the upside, and our short idea,

Acuity Brands

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, lowered guidance and reported weak sales.

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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


LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of 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



. 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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