Tag: Value Trap

Avoid Buying A Value Trap

| August 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

Traders have a lot of funny sayings about stocks, almost all of them filled with contradictions… “What goes up, must come down” or “Don’t try to catch a falling knife” come to mind immediately. These highly generalized statements apply accurately to many different things.  They’re overly simplistic statements of common sense.  I mean really, who […]

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Value Trap In The For-Profit Education Industry

| January 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

When a former high flying stock has its price slashed, there’s always the temptation to buy.  The stock simply looks too cheap to pass up. But beware the value trap… Just because a stock has already seen a steep decline doesn’t mean it can’t continue to fall.  And if you’re only looking at the stock’s […]

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