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I have a similar problem with RIMM - I added it as an "Underperform" without doing any real research. To tell the truth, my pick was based on "well, Apple will come out with a SmartPhone and that will hurt RIMM."


Some great research there, right?


I found that I was willing to put in an Underperform based on little knowledge (I don't short stocks in real life, yet). But on Overperfoprms, they are all stocks I am following closely, and I own almost all of them in real life.


The moral of this story, for me, is not to make any pick on a whim. For me, it's got to be something I have followed enough to at least seriously consider betting on or against it in real life.




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