When There's Nothing to Buy: Watch

Investing can be cruel to those who get frozen by their emotions. When the market is dropping, many people are scared to buy. It's worse when the market is climbing and people begin getting an itchy trigger finger to invest.

The longer the market climbs, the more nervous many get about missing the further upside. The itch gets worse and worse. But you don't have to buy if there's nothing to buy. One investor said it best: When there is nothing to do, then do nothing.

There is plenty that one can do from the sidelines for the next attractive buying opportunity. You can be constantly screening for stocks as there are names or ideas that still hold promise. Names that fall into this list include Gentex (GNTX), a mid-cap auto technology company, and Horsehead Holding (ZINC), a small-cap zinc producer. Both of these names have come off a down cycle but have yet to get on the upward trajectory. Gentex should benefit from an improving auto market in Europe along with some favorable legislation while Horsehead is completing a huge expansion....283 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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