Typically, the month of December is considered a month where investors buy the year's winners and sell their losers. This year, though, the trend has been completely reversed (at least for now), and the year's winners have been losers and the losers have been winners.
The table below lists the ten best performing stocks in the S&P 1500 from the start of the year through the end of November. The list includes names that all rallied at least 125% during the first eleven months of the year.
So how have these stocks done so far this month? Not so well. While the average stock in the S&P 1500 is up 5.9% this month, the average performance of the ten stocks highlighted is a decline of 3.4%!
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