These 3 Soaring Stocks Defeated a Down Market

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The stock market fell more than 2% this week, as investors fretted about the potential for a Federal Reserve pullback in its accommodative monetary policy actions over the past several years. But several stocks managed to buck the downtrend and push higher this week.

The following slideshow goes through three of the week's best performers, with a look at how far they climbed and some of the reasons why they rose.

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Dan Caplinger has been a contract writer for the Motley Fool since 2006. As the Fool's Director of Investment Planning, Dan oversees much of the personal-finance and investment-planning content published daily on With a background as an estate-planning attorney and independent financial consultant, Dan's articles are based on more than 20 years of experience from all angles of the financial world.

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