3 Stocks That Took a Dive This Week

After an incredible run-up this year, the broader market trend was downward this week, to the tune of 1.6%, but some of the stocks out there were hit particularly hard. In this video, Motley Fool financial analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson take a look at what was behind three big dives this week: National Bank of Greece  (UNKNOWN: NBG.DL  ) , Newcastle Investment  (NYSE: NCT  ) , and American Capital Mortgage Investment  (NASDAQ: MTGE  ) . 

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  • Report this Comment On May 25, 2013, at 5:12 PM, marp11 wrote:

    nct will be a great long term hold. at $5 it is very cheap and the 8-10% div makes it even better to hold. yes nrz will soar, but no reason to bail on nct,

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