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The market is cheap, so we can hold off on the usual anecdotes and get right down to business. All of this week's

Rocket Stocks

(including

American Express

(AXP) - Get Report

and

Amgen

(AMGN) - Get Report

) have direct catalysts, which could propel them higher or lower, independent of how the market performs.

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