Market turmoil makes it easy, perhaps too easy, to justify selling a stock these days. And while making off-the-cuff decisions isn't going to help your portfolio, it's still a good idea to play devil's advocate with investments.
Consider business-development company American Capital
Here at The Motley Fool, we like to consider both the good and bad sides of an investment. Here, I've highlighted three of the main bearish arguments on American Capital. Be sure to read the bullish side as well, and then weigh in with your own comments below, or rate American Capital in CAPS.
1. Debt woes
It didn't reach CIT Group's
2. Losses catching up
While peer Apollo Investment
3. Follow the tape
Shares in some other companies, such as TD AMERITRADE
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