The Long Shot: Sizzling Returns Likely

Real Money's Long Shot column is dedicated to trading ideas that are highly risky, but which present an opportunity for significant payoff if they work. Such ideas are sometimes characterized as "lottery tickets" and are for only the most risk-tolerant investors, as the potential for 100% loss is high.

Today's "Long Shot" idea has all the ingredients of a classic special-situation idea: a checkered past; a discarded and hated stock to which no one is paying attention; a compelling valuation situation; a potentially explosive turnaround strategy; and a catalyst to cause near-term value realization. I will discuss how all of these elements are bound to combine to create an attractive upside opportunity -- but first let's review some necessary background....1049 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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