Hauling in Pre-Market Gains as Shares Gap up: Marathon Patent Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:MARA), Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX)

Will shares of Marathon Patent Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:MARA) hold onto their early gains?  The stock is gapping up 38.96% before market open touching $5.11 on a recent bid.

Technicals At a Glance

Marathon Patent Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:MARA)’s RSI (Relative Strength Index) is 66.66.  RSI is a technical indicator of price momentum, comparing the size of recent gains to the size of recent losses and establishes oversold and overbought positions.

Marathon Patent Group, Inc.’s 20-Day Simple Moving Average is 148.06%.  Extending back, their 50-Day Simple Moving Average is 183.97%, looking even further back, their 200-Day Simple Moving Average stands at 137.74%. 

Recent Performance
Marathon Patent Group, Inc.’s stock has performed at -44.04%.  Breaking that down further, it has performed 163.70% for the week, 174.22% for the month, 151.90% over the last quarter, 325.51% for the past half-year and -47.69% for this last year. 

Investors often closely follow fundamental and technical data. Even with all the evidence, it can be tough to determine if the economy and the markets are preparing for a whole new breakout run. With the recent trend resulting in a series of new all-time record highs, investors will have to put the pieces together to try and gauge how long the second longest bull market in history will continue. Some professionals are still wondering if the next recession is looming, and if a bear market is right around the corner. Investors commonly strive to locate the highest probability of success. The next goal may be to capitalize on what could become the most interesting part of the record bull market. Investors will most likely be concentrating on what has proven to work in the past, which may offer a better idea as to how successful the strategies will be heading into the second half of the year and beyond. 

Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) are gapping up 1.25% pre-market with a price of $27.09 on the stock.

Investors may be searching high and low for the secret to attaining success in the markets. Knowing when to sell can be just as important as deciding which stocks to buy. Holding on to a loser for too long may leave a sour taste in the mouth. Investors may have unrealistic expectations about a particular name. Knowing when to cut and run can be a gigantic savior for overall portfolio health. Of course if investors end up selling winners too early, they will most likely be leaving too much profit on the table. Finding a good balance and knowing overall market conditions can help with the decision if the time has come. Closely tracking fundamentals and technicals can help give some insight into stock price behavior. Making sure company earnings are in line may also be a wise choice when investing in a recently researched stock.

Taking a look at several key technical indicators, the stock’s price is $27.09 and their relative strength index (RSI) stands at 37.64.  

Checking on current price levels compared to prior highs and lows, we have seen that Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) was recently trading -9.49% away from the 50-day high and 3.04% removed from the 50-day low. Taking a wider view, the current separation from the 52-week high is -9.49%, and the distance from the 52-week low is presently 37.72%.

Since the beginning of the calendar year, Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX)’s stock has changed 22.01%. Over the last five trading sessions, the stock has moved -6.91%. For the past month, Boston Scientific Corporation’s stock has been -7.40%, -2.44% for the last quarter, -2.37% for the past six months and 27.18% for the past 52 weeks.

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