The turmoil in the markets makes it too easy to justify selling any stock these days. Yet while panic never helps investors, it's still a good idea to play devil's advocate with investments.
Consider casino operator Las Vegas Sands
Here at The Motley Fool, we like to consider both the good and bad sides of an investment, so in this article, I've highlighted three of the main bearish arguments on Las Vegas Sands today. Be sure to read the bullish side as well, and then weigh in with your own comments below or rate Las Vegas Sands in CAPS.
1. Gambling is out
In addition to cruise-ship operators such as Royal Caribbean Cruises
2. Recovery is slow
While some contend that the worst is behind casino operators, some investors expect the industry to have a slower recovery than others. The city of Las Vegas is already pressured with overcapacity issues, and MGM Mirage
3. There's a debt overhang
Similar to many other companies, such as mall owner Simon Property Group
To see details of what CAPS members are saying now about Las Vegas Sands, just head on over to Motley Fool CAPS and have a look -- or add your own thoughts directly to this story in the comments box below.