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Chicago, IL – May 24, 2018 - Stocks in this week’s article AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (AMC - Free Report) , Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV - Free Report) , Clean Harbors, Inc. (CLH - Free Report) , WillScot Corporation (WSC - Free Report) and Vista Outdoor Inc. (VSTO - Free Report) .
5 Toxic Stocks to Discard or Sell Short for Profit
Accurate identification of correctly priced stocks is the key to successful investing. However, it is not easy to differentiate these from toxic stocks, which need to be discarded at the right time.
Overpriced toxic stocks are generally susceptible to external shocks. Also, these stocks are burdened with high amount of debts. The price of these stocks is artificially inflated. However, the higher price of toxic stocks is short-lived in nature as it is higher than its true intrinsic value.
Investors may gain from precisely identifying toxic stocks with the help of an investing strategy called short selling. This strategy allows investors 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 abandoning or short selling them at the right time is the key to protect your portfolio from big losses.
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