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Groupon Stock (Nasdaq: GRPN) Upgraded – and Poised for a Rally

After falling more than 75% from its initial public offering (IPO) price and more than 45% year to date, Groupon stock (Nasdaq: GRPN) could finally be rallying back.

Overnight, GRPN stock was upgraded from "Neutral" to "Buy" by brokerage firm B. Riley. Shares in the daily deal coupon company gained more than 6% pre-market this morning (Tuesday) following yesterday's close at $6.45 per share.

The rating change is another notch for Groupon stock’s recent signs of a turnaround…

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AAPL, KING, BBRY Among Hot Stocks to Watch Today

Featured on today's hot stocks to watch list are an interactive entertainment company, a struggling smartphone maker showing real signs of life, and an agricultural company aimed at growing with an acquisition deemed a perfect fit.

Find out what made shares of Monday’s hot stocks – AAPL, BBRY, KING, and more – move today…

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How a DOE Grant Triggered This Penny Stock's 346% Gain in Two Days

On Monday, USEC Inc. (NYSE: USU) had penny stock status at $2.75 per share. Today (Wednesday) – just two days later – the global energy company traded as high as $12.265 per share, for a 346% increase. 

Here’s why USU stock surged this week – and whether it can continue to stay out of penny stock status…

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Netflix Inc. (Nasdaq: NFLX) Stock Up 7% on Upgrade – Why It's a "Buy"

Hot Stocks 2014: Investors took a cue from a bullish upgrade Tuesday and piled into Netflix Inc. (Nasdaq: NFLX) stock.

While the upgrade triggered today’s rise, there are many reasons to think NFLX is going to keep climbing. Here’s why we’re betting on this stock now…

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GW Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: GWPH) Stock Now Up 1,112% in Past Year

GWPH Stock Update: GW Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq: GWPH) stock once again hit our "hot stocks" list Monday when shares surged some 15% intraday to a 52-week high of $109.56.

Here’s why this leader among marijuana stocks has soared more than 1,100% in the past year.

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GPRO, NKE, YHOO Among Hot Stocks on the Move Today

GoPro Inc. (Nasdaq: GPRO) tops Friday's hot stocks to watch list. Shares of the wearable camcorder maker soared another 20% intraday on the heels of its highly anticipated IPO on Thursday.

Also jumping today on earnings, analysts upgrades, and company news are a couple of athletic retailers, a home builder, an online travel outfit, and more…

Get the full list, including GPRO, YHOO, and NKE, right here…

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Why Alcoa (NYSE: AA) Is Buying In to Aerospace in $2.85 Billion Deal

Hot stocks today: Alcoa Inc. (NYSE: AA) announced today (Thursday) it is buying UK jet engine parts maker Firth Rixson Ltd in a $2.85 billion deal. Alcoa wants to build out its aerospace business and cash in on expected growth in the commercial jet market.

Here’s why this is great news for Alcoa.

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AMZN, BBRY, FDX Among Hot Stocks on the Move Today

Today's hot stocks: While the FOMC meeting took center stage on Wall Street today, a number of stocks moved on earnings, company developments, and analysts' actions.

Featured on Wednesday's hot stocks to watch list is an economic bellwether hitting an all-time high, a biopharmaceutical company surging on a promising treatment for lung infections, and a biopharma skyrocketing in its IPO.

Check out 12 of Wednesday's movers - including AMZN, BBRY, and FDX - and find out what's behind their action...

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The 8 Hot Stocks Starring in Today's M&A Mania

A burst of mergers and acquisitions dominated today's stock market news.

M&A activity year-to-date, driven by healthcare, pharmaceuticals, and telecommunications, has already topped $1 trillion. More billion-dollar deals were announced Monday in the healthcare and telecommunications sectors, as well as lucrative transactions in oil and tech.

And these deals are great news for the investors holding these hot stocks.

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What Today's Covidien Acquisition Means for Medtronic (NYSE: MDT) Stock

Hot stocks today: Covidien Plc. (NYSE: COV) stock was up more than 28% this morning (Monday) following the announcement that medical-device maker Medtronic Inc. (NYSE: MDT) had acquired the company for $42.9 billion. MDT stock was up 4% in early trading, but has since pared those gains.

The deal was completed mainly for tax purposes, but that wasn't the only reason for the Medtronic acquisition.

Here are the other factors behind the deal, and what Covidien will bring MDT stock, and its shareholders...