Rocket Stocks for the Week

These stocks could surge higher (or lower) on specific catalysts.
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Each week, I like to find beaten-up stocks that I believe have the potential to surge higher (or lower) in coming days due to a specific event-driven catalyst. I especially like when these stocks with near-term potential also qualify as solid long-term plays.

I compile my ideas in the

Rocket Stocks portfolio

portfolio. Remember, each pick has a specific catalyst.

Before we get to this week's picks, let's take a look back at

last week's portfolio

.

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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.

James Altucher is president of

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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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