Find Winners On Down Days In The Market

Daniel Cross - Contributor - Equities

When the broader stock averages all fall, savvy investors can find winning companies by watching for stocks that show a gain when all others show a loss.

Concern over the state of the global economy sent markets plunging on Friday with the S&P 500 shedding 3.19%, the Dow losing 3.12% and the NASDAQ dropping 3.52%. Stocks like Valero Energy and Ross Stores fell over 9% and further corrective activity is expected to follow next week.

But not all stocks are facing negative pressure. One company is the growing data storage field showed promise and lifted expectations following a surprise earnings beat that helped the stock gain 8.95% on a day where most others fell. Strength in a difficult market environment is a good sign of a solid company and could provide a safe haven for investors looking for bullish plays right now. Continue reading "Find Winners On Down Days In The Market"