Alcatel-Lucent: A Tech Rally That's Fraught With Risk


With shares of Alcatel-Lucent having shot up more than 60% in the past several months based on some recent positives for the company, including a $2.1 billion line of financing secured from Goldman Sachs and Credit Suisse, investors are wondering if this rally will last long and prove sustainable. In this video, however, Motley Fool tech and telecom analyst Andrew Tonner tells us his view on why Alcatel-Lucent faces a lot more negatives than positives in the long run and why being part of this rally as an investor could be risky.

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