More Long Shots for Your Portfolio

It may come as little shock that I spent last night watching the first game of the World Series. As the world's last die-hard baseball fan, I love the pageantry and excitement of the series. Thanks to Texas being in the Fall Classic this year, my wife did not mind as much as she usually might, and I was not relegated back into the office for my baseball viewing.

The real story of this series of course is the Cardinals of Saint Louis. In August, they were more than 10 games out of the wild card, never mind the division lead. They were written off by most before these long shots made a furious charge, and they are now playing for the whole enchilada. Thinking about this led me to reflect on yesterday's column on stocks in the Value Line universe that are long shots and which have high potential returns if the companies survive and recover....679 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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