BALTIMORE ( Stockpickr) -- The S&P 500 is knocking out new highs this week, but that's not stopping some of Wall Street's biggest names from looking "toxic" as we head into March. Own these names at your own peril.
Over the course of this broad market rally, there's been a bigger-than-normal gap between the leaders and the laggards. In a very real way, the S&P 500's 22% run higher in the last 12 months has magnified the benefits of owning momentum leaders -- as well as the underperformance you'll see if you hang onto the toxic names.
Want to secure market-beating performance in 2014? Then avoiding the performance drags on your portfolio is more than half the battle. That's why we're taking a technical look today at five toxic stocks you should start selling.
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