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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...

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AAPL, GWPH, FDO Among Hot Stocks on the Move Today

Today's hot stocks: It's Monday on Wall Street, and that typically means a flurry of mergers and acquisitions.

Indeed, several deals were announced today and are featured on our hot stocks to watch list – one surging some 236%. Meanwhile, a penny stock deemed the next likely takeover candidate amid the rash of healthcare M&A soared 42%.

Check out 12 of Monday’s movers – including AAPL, FDO, and GWPH – and find out what’s behind their action.

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This "Boring" George Soros Play Could Double (Again)

Good investing is boring. That's a favorite aphorism of billionaire investing icon George Soros. And it's a favorite of mine. I thought about this "Soros-ism" the other day – during a conversation with Christopher Skokna, a new associate editor who just joined me here at Money Map Press. With Fathers' Day approaching, we were talking […]

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Hot Stocks Today: AAPL, BBRY, HSH, and 9 More Movers

Featured on Thursday's hot stocks to watch list are couple of soaring smartphone companies, a climbing teen retailer, and a surging defense and security penny stock.

Check out these 12 stocks on the move today, and find out what’s behind their action.

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