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.

Industrials Ready to Power Up?

Excerpted from December 2013 Issue
December 17, 2013
Despite recent industry and economic challenges, we uncovered 10 industrial turnaround stocks with solid core businesses that stand to prosper as the global economy gradually improves.
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Year-End Bounce Stock Picks: Contrarian Investing Profit as Others Dump Losers

Excerpted from December 2013 Issue
December 12, 2013
Given the good performance of our tax loss selling stock picks for the last three years, we followed our own stock advice and year-end bounce-picking formula with the 2013 year-end bounce list.
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DAL Stock Pick Yields 227% Returns

Making Delta the Newest Member of “200 Club”
November 19, 2013
The Turnaround Letter recently suggested investors lock in stock profit and unload Delta Air Lines (DAL)—resulting in a 227% increase from its price at the time of our October 2011 purchase recommendation.
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These Hotel Stock Picks Have Room for More Gains

Excerpted from November 2013 Issue
November 14, 2013
Current hotel industry conditions are very favorable and suggest more gains are ahead.
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Sell When They Want to Buy; Buy When They Want to Sell

Excerpted from November 2013 Issue
November 7, 2013
After noticing our uptick in sale recommendations, we thought this the perfect opportunity to comment on market timing and some common-sense stock advice.
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What to Do about the Idiocy in Washington?

October 16, 2013
Probably the best thing to do is to vote all the bums out and start fresh. But we’re talking investments here, not politics. Therefore, we think the best thing to do is sit tight and look for buying opportunities whenever the politicians spook the markets into a big decline.
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Post-Bankruptcy Stock Picks: Under-Followed & Undervalued

Excerpted from October 2013 Issue
October 11, 2013
Post-bankruptcy stocks present a unique value investing opportunity with good returns for savvy investors willing to focus on future prospects. Learn how post-bankruptcy stocks can fit into a well-diversified distressed investing strategy.
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Homebuilding Value Stock Picks: Pullback Presents Opportunity

Excerpted from September 2013 Issue
September 24, 2013
With many homebuilding stock prices down and company fundamentals on sounder footing, we think this may be the time to finally step up and invest in these turnaround stock opportunities.
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Long-Term & Immediate Stock Profit

September 16, 2013

George Putnam's straight-forward investment strategy has resulted in The Turnaround Letter's market-beating results over the past three decades.

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Chip Stocks Under $10

Excerpted from September 2013 Issue
September 11, 2013
Many chip makers have taken a recent price hit—creating a smart contrarian investment opportunity as the sector comes back in favor. These selected growth stock picks trade below $10, have solid balance sheets & liquidity and offer strong rebound potential.
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Can A New CEO Lead The Stock Upward?

One of the characteristics we look for in turnaround stock is a change in top management and this lead us to look at the class of new CEOs who took over struggling companies in 2012. Read More.

Top Stock Picks for 2014

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The stock market continues to be ripe with great turnaround investment opportunities: the picks from last year’s report gained an average of 96%.

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MoneyShow.com named George's stock pick top performer for all of 2013 and shared this feature interview to update investors on MTG's status and highlight select year-end bounce candidates.


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