Some End-of-Year Long Shots

Yesterday, I spent some time looking over various articles and recommendations from the past year. Generally speaking, I am pretty pleased. We had a few turkeys this year, but most of our stocks have done pretty well.

What really leaped out in my review was the almost spectacular performance of the long-shot recommendations. Using Value Line to find stocks that have superior rankings for three- to five-year appreciation potential and adding my own filters has produced some spectacular returns. There are more than a few doubles and triples as well as a plethora of 50%-plus gains. Betting on long-shot banks that are being recapitalized, have more than 3% troubled loans or have a large private-equity ownership has also worked extraordinarily well over the past year....562 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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