Momentum Stocks to Watch

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Momentum stocks in marijuana, blockchain and video streaming top our list of charts to watch today.

Canopy Growth Corporation (CGC) jumped $1.08 to $47.88 on 5.8 million shares Tuesday.  The marijuana stock has been coiling very nicely, consolidating its big gains from January, and looks poised to break out again.  A break through the early February high near $52 could move it next to the October highs above $56.

iQIYI, Inc. (IQ) gained 80 cents to $27.46 on 10.3 million shares Tuesday.  The move popped the Chinese video streaming stock out of a wedge it’s been since it gapped up two weeks ago on strong Q4 results.  A break through the recent high at $29.18 could move the stock to the September high near $31 next, followed by the August high near $32.

Overstock .com, Inc. (OSTK) popped 92 cents to $22 on 3.6 million shares Tuesday.  The stock in the online retailer and parent of blockchain technology company tZERO is in a rising channel off its December low under $13 and right at lateral resistance from its November 2 and February 19 highs.  A breakout through here could lead to $27 next, last reached in October.

Roku, Inc. (ROKU) rose $1.78 to $68.83 on 9.3 million shares Tuesday.   The company announced that its streaming players and TV’s are now compatible with Amazon Alexa-enabled devices.  The move took the stock to the top of the flag pattern it’s been since popping on earnings two weeks ago.  A move through Tuesday’s near near $69.50 could lead to the mid-$70s.