2 Stocks to Avoid Right Now

The following video is part of this week's MarketFoolery podcast, in which host Chris Hill, along with Jason Moser and Jeff Fischer, discuss the latest business news. In this segment the guys analyze the automotive and online commerce industries to identify two stocks they believe investors should avoid and explain why it's best to stay away.

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  • Report this Comment On March 10, 2012, at 12:32 PM, iLuJr wrote:

    Hi,

    Do you think OSTK will be out of business soon?

  • Report this Comment On March 10, 2012, at 12:47 PM, Oscanana wrote:

    Disagree with comments about Overstock. Have used them for years and they are actually superior to Amazon's customer service, and I have used them for years also and think very highly of Amazon. Overstock is great to deal with and I hope they work out of the financial mess they are in. A real pleasure to deal with. Otherwise, good info, especially on GM.

  • Report this Comment On March 11, 2012, at 1:01 AM, carlkiefer wrote:

    You underestimated Cash on the Balance Sheet by seven million and overestimated Accounts Payable by the same seven million, making a fourteen million cash deficit on the minds of would be investors in one fall swoop.

    Are you shorting at FIVE PPS in the "REAL WORLD" this time?

    As you go about snickering, and even laughing at the Goldman and other investment bank lawsuit surrounding manipulation, how many dollars per share based upon 23M shares outstanding do you think they might settle for if they aren't found guilty by a citizen jury?

    What if a trial by jury results in a $10.00 pps amount before treble damages for "willful conduct" or is it misconduct which takes the stock back to where you should have shorted in the "REAL WORLD" again?

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