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Among Jim Chanos' tip-offs for value traps: Cyclical and/or highly dependent on one product, and...

Among Jim Chanos' tip-offs for value traps: Cyclical and/or highly dependent on one product, and hindsight driving profit expectations. Among the stocks that fit: CONSOL Energy (CNX), Petrobas (PBR), Hewlett-Packard (HPQ), Coinstar (CSTR), Banco Santander (SAN), and Australia's Fortescue.
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  • Stoploss
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    Could be worse, could be NO product.

     

    (FB)
    27 Jun 2012, 01:56 PM Reply Like
  • Jacob Wolinsky
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    Thats not even a value trap that just is a suckers bet!
    27 Jun 2012, 02:02 PM Reply Like
  • Value_Analyst
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    I eagerly read all Jim Chanos has to say, and I agree with him almost every time. However, I disagree that HPQ is a value trap.
    27 Jun 2012, 04:56 PM Reply Like
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