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When a stock is up more than 30% in just the past three months, you can say it has “the juice.” In the case of Southern California-based Monster Beverage (NASDAQ: MNST) “the juice” is generated by its uber-cool energy drinks. The company’s namesake beverage, Monster Energy Drink, is what propelled… Read More

Have you ever experienced an incapacitating, full-body muscle contraction, nausea and a near-complete loss of any kind awareness about what’s happening around you? I have, and it was when I was “tased.” And though the experience of getting hit with about 50,000 volts occurred nearly two decades ago when my… Read More

When it comes to trading high-flying momentum stocks, the old adage “timing is everything” really does apply. This has certainly been my experience over the past decade with graphics chipmaker NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA). From mid-2005 to mid-2006, NVDA was one of the trades that kept my bills paid, as… Read More

Spice and seasoning maker McCormick & Company (NYSE: MKC) left a bad taste in shareholders’ mouths in late January when it missed revenue estimates. #-ad_banner-# Shares of the processed and packaged food goods company, whose brands include Lawry’s, Old Bay and Zatarain’s, dropped more than 6% the day of the… Read More