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George Putnam, one of the country's leading turnaround and distressed investing professionals, shares his timely insight on the economy and turnaround investing opportunities.

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The Turnaround Letter Names Five Top Turnaround Stocks for 2013

The Turnaround Letter’s most recent e-report, which names George Putnam’s five favorite turnaround investing opportunities for the New Year, is now available for immediate download directly to your browser.

Like all Turnaround Letter purchase suggestions, we’ve diligently researched and hand-selected these 2013 stock picks for their significant gain potential. We’ve also sampled a diverse range of stocks in our 2013 stock picks list: small, mid and large-caps from industries ranging from fast-food to semiconductors.

Turnaround Letter subscribers can rest easy knowing we'll continuously monitor each stock’s progress and offer updates on TurnaroundLetter.com. Once these stocks have reached their full potential, we’ll alert readers with a published Sale Recommendation.

The Turnaround Letter lets you confidently take control of your own investment income—offering the detailed analysis and trustworthy advice you need to make smart turnaround investing decisions and increase your own profit potential. 

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Amazon = US GDP 1970

Amazon joined Apple in reaching a $1 trillion market capitalization. $1 trillion is about the same as the total value of New York City property and the total value of loans at JP Morgan, the nation’s largest bank in terms of assets. Jeff Bezos’ $160 billion stake would place him (personally) as the #33 largest company in the S&P 500 in terms of market cap, next to Coca-Cola, Disney and Netflix. We aren’t bold enough to predict whether the shares will continue upwards or if they are in a bubble reaching maximum inflation. Setting aside for a moment their investment prospects, let’s admire the truly remarkable milestone that these two companies have reached. Read More.

EV/EBITDA: What Is It & Why Are We Using It More?

In reading recent editions of The Turnaround Letter, you have probably noticed that we are increasingly using EV/EBITDA as a valuation measure, rather than the better-known price/earnings multiple.  We thought it might be useful to describe this measure and why we like it.

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Turnaround Letter Stock Pick Named Top Performer of 2017


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What Last Year's Top Stock Pickers Are Buying in 2018


This Forbes write-up follows up on the recent Top Stock Tips report--naming The Turnaround Letter's Crocs recommendation the top performer of 2017: With 90% gains, CROX beat out 100 other investment ideas included in the report; and the stock continues to have value investing appeal, according to Putnam.


George notes, "We see additional upside for the stock in 2018 as management's efforts continue to bear fruit, though the gains will likely be more muted than we saw in 2017."