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Chicago, IL – February 21, 2018 - Stocks in this week’s article Incyte Corporation (INCY - Free Report) , Altice USA, Inc. (ATUS - Free Report) , Archrock, Inc. (AROC - Free Report) , Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV - Free Report) and PTC Inc. (PTC - Free Report) .
Get Rid of These 5 Toxic Stocks or Sell Short for Profit
Accurate identification of overhyped toxic stocks and the rightly priced ones is very important for investing success. However, correctly figuring out toxic stocks and removing them at the right time to make some profits is not easy.
Overblown toxic stocks are usually susceptible to external shocks. Also, these stocks are burdened with a huge amount of debt. Price of these toxic stocks is unrealistically high. However, the high price of the toxic stocks is only short lived as it is higher than its intrinsic value.
Investors may gain from the correct identification of toxic stocks with the help of an investing strategy known as short selling. This strategy allows them to sell a stock first and then buy it when the price falls.
While short selling excels in bear markets, it typically loses money in bull markets.
So, spotting toxic stocks and throwing them away at the right time is the key to guard your portfolio from big losses. Profits can be made by short selling them.
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