Distressed Investing Blog

George Putnam, one of the country's leading turnaround and distressed investing professionals, shares his timely insight on the economy and turnaround investing opportunities.

The China Syndrome: Stock Market Volatility & Turnaround Investing Strategy

Excerpted from the September 2015 Issue
Notwithstanding our views on the strength of the U.S. economy, we don't think we've seen the end of the volatility in the U.S. stock market related to China. Investors love to worry about something, and there is likely to be plenty of worrisome economic news out of China for the foreseeable future.
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Coal Stocks (and Bonds): A Cautionary Tale for Value Investors

Excerpted from the August 2015 Issue
One approach would be to invest in some of these beaten-up bonds rather than the stocks. For stock buyers, we suggest sticking to the "safest" names in the coal sector--and "safe coal stocks" may remain an oxymoron for some time to come, particularly in light of ANR's Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
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2015 Sale Recommendations Gain 69%

10 of 2015's 12 sale recommendations have seen profits. Four of those stocks--GLW, WEN, FCH and BLDR--enjoyed total returns of 100% or higher, and our readers locked in an average gain of 69% with this year's closed out stock picks.
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Mid-Year Stock Market Update

Excerpted from the July 2015 Issue
The stock market’s narrow trading band may have sapped the enthusiasm from some investors, but given the lack of alternative places to invest right now, we think there will be enough demand to push stocks a little higher from here.
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Cash in on Interest Rate Hike with Bank Stock Picks

Investors have found many things to dislike about banks, such as increasing regulation and low lending margins in these days of miniscule interest rates. I think the banks may be about to fare better, making them one of the few sectors that look cheap in the current market.
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Mining Value Stocks: Beginning to Dig Out?

Excerpted from the May 2015 Issue
Because the crystal ball on all of this is still pretty hazy, I am once again suggesting that you focus on the larger players with the stronger balance sheets. Many of the smaller, more leveraged miners and metals producers may not survive if commodity prices stay low for a prolonged period.
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Buy & Hold Strategy Brings Long-Term Profit

If you’re looking for a trendy, get-rich-quick gimmick The Turnaround Letter is not for you. We will not guide you to risky start-ups, new issues, “penny” mining stocks or speculative options or futures. Instead, we follow a time-tested and prudent buy and hold investing strategy--focused on quality stock selection, financial analysis and 28+ years of turnaround investing experience.


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Mutual Funds Offer Ready-Made Diversification

While we normally focus on individual stocks, from time to time we like to look at mutual funds that focus on turnarounds. Mutual funds can be attractive for many investors because a single fund can provide fairly broad diversification across a large number of stocks. There will be years that large, mainstream stocks will perform badly, and that's when contrarian funds like these can really shine.
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Free Report

George Putnam has suceessfully invested in distressed companies for nearly 30 years and The Turnaround Letter's market-beating returns demonstrate the profit potential. He knows all the pitfalls, too--which he shares in this free report!

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Distressed Investing Blog

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The China Syndrome: Stock Market Volatility & Turnaround Investing Strategy

Notwithstanding our views on the strength of the U.S. economy, we don't think we've seen the end of the volatility in the U.S. stock market related to China. Investors love to worry about something, and there is likely to be plenty of worrisome economic news out of China for the foreseeable future. Read More.

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2015 Stock Profit

George Putnam's Turnaround Letter has seen considerable stock profit in 2015: 10 of this year's 12 sale recommendations have seen increases.

Four of those enjoyed total returns of 100% or higher--and 2015's closed out stock picks have realized an average gain of 69% thus far.

 

2015 Stock Picks

 

Value Stock Profit