The Market's Most Hated Stocks
The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which Austin Smith, consumer goods editor and analyst, and Andrew Tonner, technology and media editor and analyst, discuss topics across the investing world.
In today's edition, Austin and Andrew talk about the stocks that the market is most down on. The two ran a screen on the companies with the highest short percentage and highlighted two names that looked the most compelling in the market despite being heavily shorted. Coinstar and Diamond Foods stood out as potential buy candidates.
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