RSH: Phoenix From Ashes? Or Cigar Butt?

Tickers in this article: RSH TGT WAG

Radio Shack could, indeed, turn out to be not a phoenix, but a used up cigar butt. Perhaps it can't be saved, and there will be no suitors interested in acquiring it. That's why it's wise to keep these situations as a small piece of your portfolio.

Also, keep some Pepto-Bismol on hand if you don't have a strong stomach.

At the time of publication, the author was long RSH.

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