The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which analyst Rex Moore discusses topics across the investing world.

Hyper-growth stocks are exciting, and can sometimes lead to huge gains -- or huge pain. Today Rex helps you try to avoid the latter, by identifying six signs of a "Faker Breaker."

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