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 storage networking provider Brocade Communications Systems
Here at The Motley Fool, we like to consider both the good and bad sides of an investment, so in this article, I'm highlighting three of the main bearish arguments on Brocade today. Be sure to read the bullish side as well, and then weigh in with your own comments below or rate Brocade in CAPS.
1. Not there yet
Although Brocade pulled in higher sales in its fiscal fourth quarter, and other tech stalwarts like Intel
While Brocade has relationships with companies like Dell
3. Weak start to the new year
Brocade’s shares have gotten off to a rough start this year and have been on the decline as investors weigh recent reports from competitors like Juniper Networks and QLogic
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Fool contributor Dave Mock votes 3 to be the number of the day. He owns shares of Intel, which is an Inside Value selection. Motley Fool Options has recommended a buy calls position on Intel. The Fool owns shares of Oracle. The Fool's disclosure policy sheepishly admits to playing the tambourine in high school.