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Top 5 stocks of the week and how to trade them

Eric Hirshberg, CEO of Activision Publishing on stage at the introduction of the All-New Guitar Hero Live game by Activision, April 14, 2015, in New York City.
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The market is holding on to small gains for the week, after having a rough start. Among the major indexes, the Dow is leading the way with a gain of 1 percent, while the Nasdaq lags, down 0.5 percent.

Below, CNBC Pro highlights the top performing stocks this week and analyzes whether the good times will continue.

(The price change was calculated as of midday Friday, so it is subject to change. If one stock led multiple indices, we profiled the second best, too.)