Recent Winners


+180%
PLX
Alert Price: $0.36
High Price: $1.01
Results: 180% in 40 Days
+157%
OREX
Alert Price: $1.81
High Price: $4.65
Results: 157% in 36 Days
+87%
ARIA
Alert Price: $12.72
High Price: $23.75
Results: 87% in 20 Days
+58%
XGTI
Alert Price: $1.47
High Price: $2.32
Results: 58% in 29 Days
+36%
CYNO
Alert Price: $48.25
High Price: $65.90
Results: 36% in 28 Days
+32%
EBS
Alert Price: $27.22
High Price: $35.88
Results: 32% in 6 Days
+27%
ICHR
Alert Price: $13.40
High Price: $17.04
Results: 27% in 22 Days
+23%
CNAT
Alert Price: $4.43
High Price: $5.45
Results: 23% in 3 Days
+23%
PEIX
Alert Price: $8.30
High Price: $10.25
Results: 23% in 12 Days
+21%
KATE
Alert Price: $15.40
High Price: $18.67
Results: 21% in 11 Days
+20%
REPH
Alert Price: $6.89
High Price: $8.25
Results: 20% in 11 Days
+20%
SN
Alert Price: $11.24
High Price: $13.46
Results: 20% in 15 Days
+16%
CX
Alert Price: $7.97
High Price: $9.30
Results: 16% in 10 Days
+16%
ACAD
Alert Price: $32.03
High Price: $37.09
Results: 16% in 26 Days
+15%
PVG
Alert Price: $7.17
High Price: $8.24
Results: 15% in 6 Days
+12%
OCLR
Alert Price: $8.49
High Price: $9.55
Results: 12% in 7 Days
+12%
ACET
Alert Price: $19.50
High Price: $21.93
Results: 12% in 26 Days
+12%
COW
Alert Price: $20.00
High Price: $22.42
Results: 12% in 26 Days
+11%
PLKI
Alert Price: $70.82
High Price: $79
Results: 11% in 5 Days
+10%
HWKN
Alert Price: $48.15
High Price: $52.90
Results: 10% in 14 Days
+9%
LLY
Alert Price: $67.61
High Price: $73.56
Results: 9% in 12 Days

Past results are not indicative of future profits. This table is accurate, though not every trade is represented.

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Top Catalysts For The Week Ending February 24 2017


Exact Sciences = Roth Capital raised to Buy from Neutral and set a price target of $26

Applied Optoelectronics = Announced the immediate availability of 100G QSFP28 10km transceivers based on the 4WDM-10 MSA specification

Mobileye = RBC reiterates bullish rating and sets a price target of $57

Bellicum Pharmaceuticals = Positive updates on clinical BP-004 study

Raytheon = gets AED1.29 billion defense deal with UAE Armed Forces

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News traders often buy a stock on rumor, and sell it when the actual news breaks. This allows a trader to position before a stock pops higher from a news announcement. The old cliche “buy the rumor, sell the news” means that rumors can sometimes have one effect on a particular stock’s price movement, and news can have the opposite effect. This is a very risky strategy as most rumors turn out to be false.

If the actual news is better than the rumor, the stock could move even higher. Conversely, if the actual news is worse than the rumor, the stock could move lower.

Buy the rumor, sell the news is usually a short-term strategy and explains why some stocks trade up into the big announcements, and then sell off immediately after the announcement.

For example:

1. Rumors are circulating that ABC Corp (trading at $12 a share) might be bought by DEF Corp for $15 a share. If most traders believe the rumor is credible, ABC Corp might run up to $15 a share. If only some traders want to gamble on the rumor, ABC Corp might run up to $14.50 a share.

2. ABC Corp might trade higher for weeks, right up until the details of the takeover are revealed. If ABC Corp comes out and says the rumors are false, the stock will come crashing back down. If ABC Corp declines to comment on the rumors, some traders will sell the stock while some will bet the rumor is true which is why the company doesn’t want to comment. If ABC Corp confirms the rumors, the stock will immediately go to the rumored price of $15 a share.

There are many different types of rumors that cause a stock to behave different. Some rumors could be about a potential big deal in the works. Other rumors could be about a CEO getting fired. Still other rumors could be about an SEC investigation into a company’s practices.

No matter the rumor, the goal of news traders is to buy the rumor, sell the news.

Rumors (Wikipedia)
This article is about psychology. For other uses, see Rumor (disambiguation).

A rumor or rumour (see spelling differences) is "a tall tale of explanations of events circulating from person to person and pertaining to an object, event, or issue in public concern". However, a review of the research on rumor conducted by Pendleton in 1998 found that research across sociology, psychology, and communication studies had widely varying definitions of rumor.

In the social sciences, a rumor involves some kind of a statement whose veracity is not quickly or ever confirmed. In addition, some scholars have identified rumor as a subset of propaganda.

Rumors are also often discussed with regard to "misinformation" and "disinformation" (the former often seen as simply false and the latter seen as deliberately false, though usually from a government source given to the media or a foreign government). Rumors thus have often been viewed as particular forms of other communication concepts.

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