Tax Loss Selling/Year-End Bounce

An investor sells an asset with a capital loss in order to lower or eliminate the capital gain realized by other investments


Worried about market timing? Act now to cash in on this lucrative tax loss selling strategy.

Year-End Bounce Candidates: Profit as Others Dump Losers

Given the good performance of our tax loss selling stock picks for the last three years, we are following our own stock advice and year-end bounce-picking formula with this 2013 list.
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How will market volatility, interest rates, gold valuation and real estate forecasts impact your wallet?

Mid-Year Market Review: Is Recent Volatility a Blip or Trend?

Although we don’t put much faith in stock market forecasts, even our own, those we made at the beginning of the year look pretty good right now. This article offers a brief retrospective and outlines what stock and bond market trends we expect for the second half of 2013.
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Stock Market & Bankruptcy Recap for 2012--and Forecast for 2013

Excerpted from January 2013 Issue
This Turnaround Letter retrospective outlines 2012’s significant S&P 500, MidCap 400 and SmallCap 600 gains—and less significant annual Dow climb--as well as corporate bankruptcy patterns for the past year. George Putnam also looks to 2013 market activity, forecasting a less sizeable S&P gain and cautioning investors against one securities class.
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Will economic patterns from 2012 continue into 2013?

A Recap of 2012 and a (Reluctant) Forecast for 2013

“A Recap of 2012 and a (Reluctant) Forecast for 2013” outlines 2012’s significant S&P 500, MidCap 400 and SmallCap 600 gains—and less significant annual Dow climb. Looking to 2013, The Turnaround Letter forecasts a less sizeable yet still generous S&P gain but does caution investors against one securities class.
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How will this Presidential election impact your wallet?

Whither this Election Year Market?

The Turnaround Letter analyzes historic election cycle market data and offers its unique insight on the coming months. Read “Whither this Election Year Market” to see how the Obama-Romney battle could impact Wall Street—and your wallet.
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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. 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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