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Notice to visitors: Our algorithm finds high-momentum stocks.  Price momentum surges, especially if accompanied by volume surges often presage a significant move.  Stocks in a database of about 8,000 stocks are ranked by momentum.. 

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Momentum is similar to price-rate-of-change.  The difference is that momentum is expressed usually as a ratio, and price-rate-of-change is expressed as a percent.  Both are “momentum” measurements.  We express the momentum as a percentage here because it is easier for most people to visualize percentages than ratios.
       It is often possible to catch a stock early in a sustained move by monitoring stocks that have undergone a recent momentum surge.  Our momentum scanner computes the 10-day momentum of each of thousands of stocks.  Remember that a high 10-day momentum figure does not necessarily mean a viable trend has begun.  There may be nearby overhead resistance to any additional upside movement.  If there is, you should either wait and see if the stock breaks through that resistance or look elsewhere.  Look at the stock’s 3-year chart and it’s 1-year chart to get a sense of the context for the recent momentum.  Is the stock accelerating after touching its rising trendline, breaking through its upper Bollinger band, bursting through the neckline of an inverted head-and-shoulders formation, or breaking through the upper resistance boundary of an ascending triangle?  Look for such things to validate that the momentum is probably the beginning of a significant move.  If you do not know what these formations are, learn what overhead resistance looks like.  Many people consider the lack of overhead resistance to be sufficient reason to purchase a high-momentum stock.
       Extreme readings are more likely to be followed by a continuation of the upside movement.    Check a stock carefully before you buy it.  A momentum surge may result because of a possible takeover.  In such cases, a stock will usually gap up to a certain level then level off with little price change from then on (it goes relatively flat).  There might be another surge later or the stock may stay there for up to a few months and then plummet if the takeover collapses.  In short, the upside move may already be over.  We believe it is better to look for stocks that have not spiked up abruptly then traded flat after that, and that you make sure there is no nearby resistance overhanging the stock.  The bottom line is that stocks with the greatest momentum out of thousands of stocks probably have that momentum for a good reason
       The following is a list of 100 stocks that have the greatest momentum of thousands of stocks (we start with the Reuters database that has approximately 8,000 stocks). The list also includes buy and sell signals based on Donchian’s dual moving average (5 x 20) crossover system for all 100 stocks.
       The lists are updated daily.  If there is nothing compelling here today because of overhead resistance or because of something else, there might very well be some real winners here tomorrow. 

The “Mom” column shows how much the stock has gained in the last 10 days.

Updated Fri 1/15/21  after the close of market
Stock Name Sym Close % Ch %Vol Mom 5×20
             
ISORAY ISR 1.98 3.66 -22.2 340.0%  
TRANSENTERIX TRXC 2.07 4.02 -12.8 231.2%  
THE9 ADR 30 CL A NCTY 10.36 -13.09 2.2 192.7%  
3D SYSTEMS DDD 28.25 -11.75 -41.8 169.6%  
GLOBALSTAR VTG GSAT 0.87 -6.29 -41.2 157.4%  
IRIDEX IRIX 5.75 3.98 -36.1 129.1%  
ENGLOBAL ENG 6.89 -8.50 -48.9 115.3%  
MARATHON PATENT GROUP MARA 22.39 -8.39 -40.3 114.5%  
SYNTHETIC BIOLOGICS SYN 0.82 8.15 235.5 114.1%  
ORAGENICS OGEN 0.93 -2.24 -85.8 106.8%  
RESONANT RESN 5.31 -1.12 -29.6 100.4%  
BIOLASE BIOL 0.83 -8.87 -29.2 99.9%  
RENESOLA ADR REPSTG TEN SOL 22.49 -10.97 -4.3 96.8%  
TORCHLIGHT ENERGY RESOURCES TRCH 1.37 -6.80 -25.1 95.7%  
ALDEYRA THERAPEUTICS ALDX 13.37 9.73 -47.6 94.9%  
SIFY TECHNOLOGIES ADR REP 1 SIFY 2.42 4.76 56.5 90.6%  
GAMESTOP CL A GME 35.50 -11.05 -50.9 88.4%  
ZW DATA ACTION TECHNOLOGIES CNET 2.53 -3.44 -87.6 87.4%  
ACASTI PHARMA CL A ACST 0.60 -5.56 -37.2 84.5%  
ONCONOVA THERAPEUTICS ONTX 0.83 16.12 153.1 78.5%  
PLUG POWER PLUG 60.14 -9.62 -9.9 77.4%  
INSPIREMD NSPR 0.60 -8.17 -10.3 76.4%  
ADVAXIS ADXS 0.61 -4.06 -27.7 74.9%  
PROPHASE LABS PRPH 16.00 0.06 94.7 74.3%  
ACELRX PHARMACEUTICALS ACRX 2.08 11.83 105.8 67.7%  
ASIA PACIFIC WIRE AND CABLE APWC 3.69 0.00 314.0 66.2%  
CHIMERIX CMRX 7.94 -1.98 -36.9 64.4%  
PEABODY ENERGY BTU 3.96 -5.71 -27.6 64.3%  
ZOSANO PHARMA ZSAN 0.86 -4.50 -3.9 63.6%  
NORTHERN DYNASTY MINERALS NAK 0.52 -6.18 -50.1 61.8%  
SANDRIDGE ENERGY SD 5.01 2.87 25.6 61.6%  
INSIGNIA SYSTEMS ISIG 9.42 6.20 -6.3 60.2%  
VERTEX ENERGY VTNR 1.14 0.89 -85.6 60.2%  
ADAMIS PHARMACEUTICALS ADMP 0.78 -3.83 -32.3 60.1%  
ENERGOUS WATT 2.88 -4.95 4.6 60.0%  
PIONEER POWER SOLUTIONS PPSI 6.18 15.95 311.3 59.7%  
NAVIOS MARITIME NM 3.59 -7.95 19.9 59.6%  
GASLOG GLOG 5.87 -0.51 -30.8 57.8%  
LIVE VENTURES LIVE 19.59 -6.71 -87.6 57.7%  
CURIS CRIS 12.80 8.57 78.4 56.3%  
WASHINGTON PRIME GROUP WPG 10.17 -7.38 -51.0 56.2%  
RING ENERGY REI 1.02 -8.93 17.6 54.6%  
CHINA GREEN AGRICULTURE CGA 5.52 -9.51 -37.4 53.3%  
SINO GLOBAL SHIPPING AMERICA SINO 3.15 -7.08 -0.2 52.9%  
RANGE RESOURCES RRC 10.20 2.41 22.3 52.2%  
CHINA PHARMA HOLDINGS CPHI 0.68 -2.79 -53.4 51.6%  
TETRA TECHNOLOGIES TTI 1.30 -4.41 -54.6 50.9%  
SEANERGY MARITIME HOLDINGS SHIP 0.81 -2.42 -41.6 50.7%  
GEVO GEVO 6.40 -5.88 -33.2 50.6%  
500.COM ADR REP 10 CL A WBAI 13.55 -1.31 21.2 50.6%  
AETERNA ZENTARIS AEZS 0.64 -5.88 -30.9 50.4%  
SALEM MEDIA GROUP CL A SALM 1.55 0.00 -71.3 49.0%  
TITAN INTERNATIONAL TWI 7.22 1.55 -43.0 48.6%  
FUEL TECH FTEK 5.76 -0.69 -8.6 48.5%  
NEWPARK RSC NR 2.85 1.42 12.6 48.4%  
MER TELEMANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS MTSL 2.29 0.88 -41.4 47.7%  
T2 BIOSYSTEMS TTOO 1.81 1.69 -33.3 46.0%  
OCEANEERING INTERNATIONAL OII 11.58 -1.36 57.4 45.7%  
EQT EQT 18.50 3.35 -13.1 45.6%  
AEMETIS AMTX 3.62 3.43 450.4 45.4%  
SUNESIS PHARMACEUTICALS SNSS 2.89 2.48 96.2 45.2%  
SPHERE 3D ANY 2.07 -5.91 11.8 44.8%  
SIGNET JEWELERS SIG 39.36 -4.90 -46.3 44.3%  
INUVO INUV 0.65 -3.97 -64.1 43.6%  
FINSERV ACQUISITION CL A FSRV 17.85 -2.78 -56.2 42.8%  
GASLOG PARTNERS UNT GLOP 3.88 1.57 39.7 42.7%  
TRANSOCEAN RIG 3.28 -6.02 -29.5 42.0%  
FUELCELL ENERGY FCEL 15.84 -10.00 -30.5 41.8%  
AVEO PHARMACEUTICALS AVEO 8.18 -0.37 -8.8 41.8%  
ARC DOCUMENT SOLUTIONS ARC 2.09 6.09 8.3 41.2%  
GRAN TIERRA ENERGY GTE 0.51 -4.11 3.8 41.0%  
READING INTL NON VTG CL A RDI 7.06 2.62 -26.0 40.6%  
RESEARCH FRONTIERS REFR 3.94 -0.25 -54.6 40.2%  
PRECISION DRILLING PDS 23.10 -7.34 -23.5 40.1%  
IBIO IBIO 1.47 -4.55 -43.4 40.0%  
SAFE BULKERS SB 1.82 -5.21 -24.3 40.0%  
TATA MOTORS ADR REPSG 5 TTM 17.56 3.97 51.0 39.4%  
SORRENTO THERAPEUTICS SRNE 9.50 18.90 140.3 39.2%  
GLOBAL SHIP LEASE CL A GSL 16.54 -3.50 5.8 39.1%  
ATLANTIC POWER AT 2.92 39.05 5109.1 39.1%  
SUMMIT MIDSTREAM PARTNERS UNT SMLP 17.32 -2.31 -52.4 38.7%  
EXPRESS EXPR 1.26 -1.56 -83.4 38.5%  
DIREXION DAIL RETAIL BULL 3X SHS ETF RETL 125.55 -7.27 17.3 38.2%  
DESKTOP METAL CL A DM 23.75 1.71 1.3 38.1%  
SM ENERGY SM 8.45 -4.84 -8.2 38.1%  
LA JOLLA PHARMACEUTICAL LJPC 5.35 -5.56 -50.0 37.9%  
REWALK ROBOTICS RWLK 1.81 -2.69 -44.7 37.1%  
INDEPENDENCE CONTRACT DRILLING ICD 4.02 -3.60 2.7 36.7%  
MEDIWOUND MDWD 5.05 0.40 -84.3 36.5%  
TAT TECHNOLOGIES TATT 6.18 -4.04 -49.9 36.4%  
US SILICA HOLDINGS SLCA 9.55 -2.75 -10.7 36.0%  
PENNSYLVANIA REIT PEI 1.36 -3.55 -69.0 36.0%  
ENTERCOM COMMUNICATIONS CL A ETM 3.35 7.72 44.2 35.6%  
LAREDO PETROLEUM LPI 26.61 -4.07 -19.8 35.1%  
UNITED STATES ANTIMONY UAMY 0.71 1.41 39.6 35.1%  
BEASLEY BROADCAST GROUP CL A BBGI 2.01 2.03 -67.9 34.9%  
TONIX PHARMACEUTICALS HOLDING TNXP 0.91 -4.85 -39.1 34.8%  
OXBRIDGE RE HOLDINGS OXBR 2.52 7.23 125.5 34.8%  
DANAOS DAC 28.82 -0.93 -7.7 34.5%  
MAGNACHIP SEMICONDUCTR MX 18.18 -1.30 -11.9 34.5%