Comeback kids: These stocks recovered the most off their 2022 lows during wild first quarter

An aerial view shows cars parked at the Tesla Fremont Factory in Fremont, California on February 10, 2022.
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It was a tale of two quarters in the first three months of 2022, with sharp declines in the beginning, followed by a major bounce back for the market

A handful of stocks — the "comeback kids" — rode the wave and are now positive for the year after big losses initially to start 2022.