BALTIMORE ( Stockpickr) -- A handful of stocks could be poisoning your portfolio right now. If you haven't prepared an antidote, you'd better read on.Too often, investors remain fixated on the stocks they should buy. Never mind the stocks they shouldn't buy -- or worse, the stocks they should sell. But ask any successful investor (be they a deep value guy or a technical trader), and they'll tell you that the key to longevity in these markets is to avoid losses. The only way to do that is by figuring out which "poison stocks" shouldn't be in your portfolio.
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