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

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

Excerpted from December 2014 Issue
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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Year-End Bounce Stock Picks: Contrarian Investing Profit as Others Dump Losers

Excerpted from December 2013 Issue
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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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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Year-End Bounce Candidates: Losers Become Winners (At Least For A While)

Excerpted from December 2012 Issue

George Putnam's discusses hot stock picks that offer the opportunity to cash in on calendar quirks and lock in year-end stock profits.


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Year-end investors can use a shorter-term strategy to benefit from calendar quirks.

Year-End Bounce Candidates: Losers Become Winners (At Least For a While)

Year-End Bounce Candidates: Losers Become Winners (at Least for a While) names 12 stocks you should consider adding to your portfolio right now in order to lock in year-end stock profits.
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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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Year-End Bounce Candidates: When the Calendar Makes Winners Out of Losers

Most of the time, we focus on fundamental business factors that affect the values of particular stocks. But at this time of the year, we often see artificial selling pressures that may present buying opportunities almost regardless of stock fundamentals or market conditions.
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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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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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