BALTIMORE ( Stockpickr) -- It's make-or-break time once again for Mr. Market.Stocks shoved their way to just shy of 1225 resistance in the S&P 500 by Friday's close. The fact that the broad market is sitting just below a previously significant pocket of supply for S&P 500 stocks is telling -- it suggests that stocks still need some sort of a fundamental catalyst to break higher than that price level. As auspicious as a test of 1225 may be, it's worth noting that the last two times the S&P attempted to move above this level, stocks sold off en masse. The added impact of earnings does add some potential force behind this attempt, but from a technical perspective, this rally remains less than certain. That's what makes today's trading session so significant. >>5 Stocks Under $10 Set to Soar With uncertainty ratcheted higher to kick off this week, we're turning to a new set of Rocket Stocks to squeeze profits out of this market. For the uninitiated, Rocket Stocks are our list of companies with short-term gain catalysts and longer-term growth potential. To find them, I run a weekly quantitative screen that seeks out stocks with a combination of analyst upgrades and positive earnings surprises to identify rising analyst expectations, a bullish signal for stocks in any market. After all, where analysts' expectations are increasing, institutional cash often follows. In the last 125 weeks, our weekly list of five plays has outperformed the S&P 500 by 82.2%. This week, we'll aim to continue beating the market with another set of names. With that, here's a look at this week's Rocket Stocks.
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