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December 2014

Volume: 29
Edition: 6
This is a good time for turnaround investors to go home.

Sale Recommendation - December 2014

Now that this large-cap has announced that it is splitting, it has come back into favor with mainstream investors.
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This contrarian investing opportunity has competitive edge as a result of recent cutting costs and improving margins.

Purchase Recommendation - December 2014

This value stock pick is a perfect contrarian’s trifecta: It is a post-bankruptcy stock in a very out-of-favor industry with a stock price well down from its summer public offering—and it's likely to be subject to year-end selling pressure.
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These 10 energy stocks offer year-end bounce value investing potential.

Time to Dip Your Toe into Oil?

Most energy stocks are likely to be subject to year-end tax selling in December, but their rebound potential will be largely controlled by moves in oil prices rather than market timing. We still think this might be a good time to begin sticking at least a toe in the energy-stock pool.
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Calendar-related selling pressures offer stock profit opportunity.

Looking for a Year-End Bounce: Profit from Artificial Selling Pressures

Looking to cash in on timely tax loss selling and portfolio window dressing? These 10 year-end bounce stock picks represent the worst performers in the S&P 500 during calendar 2014, adjusted somewhat so that there is good diversification by industry group.
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Several important status changes to note this month.

News Notes & Updates - December 2014

Three stock picks moved to hold and two maximum buy prices raised.
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Looking for a Year-End Bounce: Stock Profit from Artificial Selling Pressures

Looking to cash in on timely tax loss selling and portfolio window dressing? These 10 year-end bounce stock picks represent the worst performers in the S&P 500 during calendar 2014, adjusted somewhat so that there is good diversification by industry group. Read More.

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TL Spotlight

George Putnam has always followed the same straight-forward and highly-profitable investment philosophy. He published his first Turnaround Letter issue back in 1986, and readers have seen extraordinary long-term stock profit ever since.

 

In fact, 12 of 2014's 13 closed-out purchase recommendations saw gains--with five of those enjoying total returns greater than 100%. The Turnaround Letter's average return for 2014's stock picks is +82%:

 

2014 Closed Out Purchase Recommendations

Value Stock Picks

* Calculation includes dividends and price changes between purchase recommendation and current price.

 

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