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One thing that investors need to be aware of with regard to consistent stock market success is that there needs to be a keen awareness of the news. If an investor is aware of the companies which are in focus among investors due to recent developments and the stock is on an upward trajectory, then it is easier to navigate the markets. This article is going to provide you with a look into those companies which have been in the news in recent times and have also seen their stock make strong upward moves.

SusGlobal Energy Corp (OTCMKTS:SNRG) – Environmental, agricultural, and industrial biotech firm SusGlobal Energy Corp is one of the companies to have been in the news last week. Back on February 22, the company announced that it had inducted Bruce Rintoul to its board of directors. He will also be a member of the Compensation Committee and the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee at SusGlobal Energy Corp.

The SusGlobal Energy Corp stock has also performed strongly this month so far and clocked gains of 22.60% so far. It could be a good idea for investors to keep an eye on it.

Tocvan Ventures Corp (CSE:TOC) (OTCQB:TCVNF) – Last week, Tocvan Ventures Corp had seen its stock hit a new low but on Friday it recovered somewhat and ended the day with gains of 5.49%. It is going to be interesting to see if the stock can continue with the same momentum today.

The company had been in the news last week when it announced on February 23 that the surface channel sampling results from the Pilar Gold Silver Project in Sonora, Mexico. The company noted that the average grade was 2.2 g/t Au and 14.2 g/t Au.

Houston Natural Resources Corporation (OTCMKTS:HNRC) – Last Thursday Houston Natural Resources Corporation was in focus after it announced that it had hired the services of an attorney for the SEC registration related to the public listing of its subsidiary unit Worldwide Diversified Holdings Inc.

It was also announced that the company anticipated the listing price of the stock to be $3.50 a share. Worldwide Diversified was a spun-off entity of all the non-energy assets of Houston Natural Resources Corporation and it would be the first time that the shares in the same are going to be traded in the open market. The stock ended up with gains of 15.1% on Friday after having hit a low the previous week.

Puma Exploration Inc (OTCMKTS: PUMXF) (PUMA.V) – In recent times, the trading volumes in the Puma Exploration Inc stock have been strong and it could be due to the announcement from the company last week on February 23. The company announced at the time that it had managed to stake as many as 105 claims continguos to the William Brook South property and the total expanse of the property now added up to 290 hectares.