A shell-shocked economy, spiraling debt at financial institutions, or just plain bad management -- on any given day, investors can name a number of reasons to sell a stock. Yet while panic never helps investors, it's still a good idea to play devil's advocate with investments.
In Motley Fool CAPS, more than 135,000 members have weighed in on nearly 5,300 stocks, sharing bullish and bearish opinions alike.
Consider major miner Newmont Mining
1. Falling profits: Unlike Goldcorp
2. Rising costs: While Yamana Gold's
3. Too soon to hedge: As the dollar has lost value over recent months, gold and silver producers like Goldcorp, Newmont, Silver Wheaton
Of course, Newmont Mining has survived despite dozens of past obstacles. But the question about whether the company will thrive now is why CAPS is such a great resource to augment your own analysis.
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Fool contributor Dave Mock still finds himself resorting to hunt-n-peck typing as his brain slows in the late night hours. He owns no shares of companies mentioned here. The Fool's disclosure policy would never talk to a horse, of course. That is, of course, unless the horse was the famous Mr. Ed.