Acting on panic never helps investors, but it's still a good idea to question why you're really buying individual investments.
Consider seed giant Monsanto
Here at The Motley Fool, we like to consider both the good and the bad sides of an investment, so in this article, I'm highlighting three of the main bearish arguments on Monsanto. Be sure to read the bullish side as well, and then weigh in with your own comments below or rate Monsanto in CAPS.
1. Unhappy customers
Monsanto has experienced backlash from some of its customers, who have complained of high seed prices and lower-than-expected yields on certain products. While rival DuPont
2. Competitive threats
Monsanto faces serious competitive threats on several fronts, threats that could continue to pressure the stock. Cheaper generic Chinese glyphosate weed killer is killing its Roundup sales, as companies like Origin Agritech
3. Earnings struggle
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