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Chicago, IL – April 15, 2021 – Stocks in this week’s article are Marathon Digital Holdings Inc. (MARA - Free Report) , POSCO (PKX - Free Report) , Veritiv Corporation (VRTV - Free Report) , ArcelorMittal (MT - Free Report) and The Community Financial Corporation (TCFC - Free Report) .

5 Stocks with Recent Price Strength to Maximize Your Gains

U.S. stock markets are firing on all cylinders supported by strong economic data, soaring consumer and business optimism, and a massive stimulus provided by the government to support the pandemic-ridden economy.

Wall Street started second-quarter 2021 on a high-note after finishing an impressive first quarter. The new bull market, which was formed in April 2020 following the coronavirus-led shortest bear market, gathered momentum in 2021.

The U.S. government has ramped up nationwide COVID-19 vaccination on a priority basis. Per CDC data, as of Apr 12, more than 183 million vaccines were administered. On Apr 6, President Joe Biden announced that all American adults will be vaccinated by Apr 19, ahead of an earlier timetable of May 1. The speeding up of the process implies chances of a faster-than-expected reopening of the U.S. economy.

At this stage, wouldn’t it be a safer strategy to look for stocks that are winners and have the potential to gain further?

Sounds Good? Here’s How to Execute It:

One should primarily target stocks that have freshly been on a bull run. Actually, stocks seeing price strength recently have a high chance of carrying the momentum forward.

If a stock is continuously witnessing an uptrend, there must be a solid reason or else it would have probably crashed. So, looking at stocks that are capable of beating the benchmark that they have set for themselves seems rational.

However, recent price strength alone cannot create magic. Therefore, you need to set other relevant parameters to create a successful investment strategy.

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