The Turnaround Letter

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September 2014

Volume: 29
Edition: 3
Contrarian investors: It's time to sell this small-cap produce legend.

Sale Recommendation - September 2014

We suspect this previous turnaround stock would fall quite sharply if its current purchase offer was withdrawn, so now is the time to lock in stock profit.
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We recommend buying this value stock up to 33.

Purchase Recommendation - September 2014

The Turnaround Letter feels this stock pick's checkered past offers a contrarian investing opportunity to buy into a transformed and growing company at a favorable price.
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These international stocks offer diversification and value investing appeal.

Japanese Stocks: Eventually Will Do the Right Thing?

Although Japan has some serious structural problems, the country has some well managed companies that are major--and sometimes dominant--players in their global markets. We think it makes sense to now consider a few Japanese stocks for your contrarian investing portfolio.
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Each of these shipping stocks trade on a major U.S. market with reasonable liquidity.

Boom, Bust and Then…?

While demand for goods and materials can be fragile, the stars seem to be aligning for a shipping rebound--and many of these turnaround investing opportunities also pay stock dividends.
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Buy prices raised.

News Notes & Updates - September 2014

Two of our recommended stock picks recently moved above their maximum buying prices.
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Buy & Hold: The Turnaround Letter's Time-Tested Investing Strategy

Since publishing our first issue back in 1986, we’ve always recommended investors exercise patience. "Beware an Itchy Trigger Finger" identified ten stock picks with particularly promising long-term potential--and they all had the added bonus of paying dividends over 3% to further reward investor patience. Given our contrarian slant, each of these stocks was also generally out of favor with mainstream investors at the time of recommendation--adding value stock appeal. Read More.

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Current Total Returns


Value Stock Profit

Total returns cover the fulll year 2013.

Note: Returns are not adjusted for inflation.


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TL Spotlight


Value Stock Picks 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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