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Zacks.com featured highlights include: First Majestic, Agnico Eagle, AMC and Osisko

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Zacks.com featured highlights include: First Majestic, Agnico Eagle, AMC and Osisko

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Chicago, IL – September 14, 2018 - Stocks in this week’s article are First Majestic Silver Corp. AG, Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. AEM, AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. AMC and Osisko Gold Royalties Ltd. OR.

4 Toxic Stocks to Abandon or Sell Short for Solid Gains

Successful investing depends upon the accurate identification of the correctly priced stocks. However, in practice, the rightly priced stocks and the overpriced toxic stocks are intertwined in such a way that it is very difficult to distinguish between them.

Usually, overhyped toxic stocks are susceptible to external shocks. Moreover, these stocks are burdened with huge amount of debts. The price of these stocks is artificially inflated. However, the higher price of toxic stocks is only temporary in nature as it is higher than its true intrinsic value.

Investors are likely to gain from accurate identification of the toxic stocks with the help of an investing strategy called short selling. This strategy allows investors to sell a stock first and then buy it when price falls.

While short selling excels in bear markets, it typically loses money in bull markets.

Therefore, accurately identifying toxic stocks and abandoning or short selling them at the right time is the key to protect your portfolio from big losses.

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