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Hot Stock

1. See: Hot Issue.

2. A stock that rises significantly in a short period of time. This occurs when buyers greatly outnumber sellers.

hot stock

A stock that has large price movements on very heavy volume. Hot stocks often run in cycles depending on the investing public's interest in particular industries or particular concepts. Hot stocks are usually quite risky and are suitable for speculators involved in short-term trading.
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Too many clients are prone to setting up outside "play money" accounts in order to own hot stocks like Cisco, JDS Uniphase or Nokia.
The ones who steered clear of the hot stocks at first ended up suffering the wrath of investors.
We tipped it with nine other hot stocks just three weeks ago at a lowly 143p.