Casual-Dining Stocks Could Crumble

After yesterday's column, some associates quite naturally asked me what else I would avoid or look to short in the current market. Longtime readers know that I am not much of a short-seller, but from time to time will take what I call "chicken shorts" in certain stocks that I consider overvalued and vulnerable.

These short positions are a very small portion of my personal account, and I only use put options and spreads to limit risk. They are set-and-forget-it, hero-or-zero positions, so I keep the amount and size miniscule. Having said that, for the first time in many months I am seeing stocks that I believe could crack and give an asymmetrical payoff for aggressive investors....667 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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