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5 stocks analysts hate

Wall Street analysts are known for their bullish bent, but there are always a few stocks they disrespect. Buying such stocks isn't necessarily a bad bet.

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Feb 10, 2013 9:56AM
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who cares, analysts are usually wrong
Feb 10, 2013 2:29PM
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"Experts" dislike everything until they don't.  "Experts" reflect rather than lead.  I can excuse this behavior because I have never met anyone with a good, working crystal ball. 

 

A huge number of variables affect the price of a security.  Many of these variables involve guesses about the future.  I can excuse errors in prediction.  I do not like "smug," however, and I refuse to apply the "brilliant analyst" label to someone batting .280.  I ain't brilliant but I've had some .300 years just because the wind was blowing out that season.

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