Rocket Stocks for the Week

These stocks could surge high -- or lower -- on specific catalysts.
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The brutal bear market that started in early 2008 has claimed many lives along the way. The S&P 500 dipped to its lowest levels since 1996 last week, proving once and for all that buy and hold is indeed a dead investment strategy.

While I am not advocating that retirees day-trade their 401(K)s, active portfolio management is an important tool during a bear market.

With this in mind, each week at Stockpickr, we compile the

Rocket Stocks portfolio

of stocks that could snap back in the coming days.

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

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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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