A Good Time to Trim Your Sails

Over the last year, I've recommended a number of stocks here at Real Money Pro, many of which have made some nice moves. I am now trimming several positions and booking some big profits in the process. As the saying goes, bulls make money, bears make money, but pigs get slaughtered.

Yes, I realize that the market is at new highs and the economy is benefiting from the rebound in the housing, automotive and manufacturing industries. That said, I'm still a little concerned about what February and March data will show for the consumer-facing segments of the economy. I've said it before: The combination of high gasoline and food prices and a 2% cut to paychecks is putting a squeeze on the average consumer's disposable income. ...263 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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