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  • Date: 6/6/19 11:50 AM
  • Number: 265
  • Recommendations: 1
With the Market heading higher again, I've taken the chance to add more of the Short Portfolio positions to hedge against future trouble.

I'm now short HPE, CLX, CBS, XRAY, EFX, VRSN, CAG and non-MF rec IPG.

The only
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  • Date: 5/23/19 1:46 PM
  • Number: 264
  • Recommendations: 0
https://finance.yahoo.com/m/3fb116ea-6ad8-349d-8525-3e6205ca...

0.36/share expected
Sales expected to be down from last
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  • Date: 5/13/19 4:16 PM
  • Number: 260
  • Recommendations: 2
Today was a good day to be short.

Much of the net loss on my shorts was wiped out today.

I'm currently short

CAG, HPE, VRSN, CBS, CLX, XRAY as well as IPG, which is not part of the Long Short
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  • Date: 4/29/19 10:25 PM
  • Number: 249
  • Recommendations: 0
Shares were off 5% after hours. Here's a link to the Fool's transcript of the earnings call.

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  • Date: 4/10/19 3:34 PM
  • Number: 232
  • Recommendations: 0

If your broker is like mine (Fidelity), you can't do anything with the funds you realize from shorting. It's held in a "short account" and is updated weekly as the shorts gain or lose in value. So, for instance, if the

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  • Date: 3/26/19 12:12 AM
  • Number: 222
  • Recommendations: 1

Java,

Anything you saw in CLX versus the other consumer staples that makes a better short candidate?

CMFBLSH
no position in CLX


Not really. I shied away from the tech choices at first because I've
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  • Date: 3/7/19 4:16 PM
  • Number: 211
  • Recommendations: 1
I've been selectively adding some of the Shorts recommended here as a hedge on the growthier portion of my portfolio against another sudden drop in the market such as we experienced last fall.

So far I've added CLX, CBS, HPE, WDC
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  • Date: 3/1/19 6:52 AM
  • Number: 4045
  • Recommendations: 1
AMT started out for me as a growth investment when RB recommended it, because that's all I did. Over the past few years, I've built up the income side of my portfolio and its dividend is part of that. The nice growth there is a bonus. So
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  • Date: 2/22/19 9:53 AM
  • Number: 189
  • Recommendations: 0
So.... are we covering KHC today?

Java
  • Date: 7/30/09 3:45 PM
  • Number: 168188
  • Recommendations: 0

Congratulations UltraLong. I don't think we have a big crash ahead. I just think the panic took stocks to unsustainably low levels and that we are returning to sensible prices as the panic recedes. Anyway you got my rec and I'm adding you to
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