It's hard to believe that the latest roller coaster ride that Mr. Market is taking us on is happening during the time of year that much of the country (and other parts of the world for that matter) are in slow mode. In the U.S., August is traditionally a very popular vacation period, a time to get away from the hustle and bustle in order to recharge. Unfortunately, for many this year, the only recharging that's being done is to make sure that the BlackBerry or laptop don't die, because we must follow what's happening in the markets at all times during such a tumultuous period, whether we are on vacation or not. Sometimes I wish that the markets were open just three days a week, at least during the summer. (On second thought, what fun would that be?)
As each new trading day brings with it more carnage, I'm beginning to see some names that are being pounded mercilessly -- perhaps harder than they deserve. While I'm not rushing out to buy these or any other names at this point, the time comes when enough is enough, and companies are screaming, "Buy me!"...350 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.
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