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Sleeper

Stock in which there is little investor interest but that has significant potential to gain in price once its attractions are recognized. Antithesis of high flyer.

Orphan Stock

A stock that is not often tracked by analysts. This may be because it is not very well known or because it belongs to an industry that is generally performing poorly. As a result these stocks have low demand and often a low price. Some value investors recommend buying orphan stocks because they could be undervalued. However, because demand is low, orphan stocks have low trading volume and a small change in demand may result in volatility in price. An orphan stock is also called a wallflower.
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Keywords: Moscow district military court, Alexander Poteyev, Anna Chapman, sleeper agents, spies.
Anna Chapman was exposed as a Russian sleeper agent
Robin Tam QC, counsel to the public inquiry, said: "The allegation is that Sasha was giving the British the names of Russian sleeper agents in the UK.
The premiere comes just a few weeks after 10 Russian sleeper agents were expelled from the US in exchange for four Russians accused of spying for the West, reports the Mirror.
London, July 27 (ANI): American actress Angelina Jolie, who plays the role of a suspected Russian sleeper agent in her latest movie, thinks that US-Russian relations are going well.
PRO-Gaddafi sleeper agents could be planning to launch terror attacks in Britain, MI5 warned last night.
According to the Daily Express, the claim has emerged in the wake of the most elaborate spy swap since the Cold War, which saw 10 Moscow-controlled sleeper agents traded for four Russians spying for the West.
The 10, many undercover for years in the US as sleeper agents, returned in a sensational swap which saw four Russians who spied for MI6 and the CIA go free in the West.
The ten Russian sleeper agents have since been deported to Moscow, while four men released from Russian prisons were taken from the transfer point in Vienna to London.
Zottoli and Mills-who previously lived in Seattle before moving to Arlington in October 2009 -- were busted earlier this week along with eight other people who are accused of belonging to a Russian spy ring that had them acting as sleeper agents for up to a decade or more.
Russia's prime minister said he met the 10 sleeper agents to "talk about life".
According to The Telegraph, sultry Facebook photos of Chapman were plastered on the front page of the New York Daily News following her arrest along with 10 other members of a sophisticated network of US-based Russian sleeper agents.