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Ten Stocks You Should and Shouldn't Have Sold in May

A few of the more notable moves this summer -— though not all of them were positive for investors.

By Julie Verhage

(Bloomberg) --It would have been nice to take the summer off, but there was still money to be made in the markets if you didn’t “sell in May and go away.”

While politics and tragedy dominated the headlines the past three months, global financial markets maintained their steady march higher. The S&P 500 Index rose roughly 2 percent and volatility was remarkably subdued outside of a few spikes. However, some stocks did experience price moves of over 50 percent since May, leaving investors with outsize returns if they played their cards right.

Here are a few of the more notable moves this summer -— though not all of them were positive for investors.

 

To contact the reporter on this story: Julie Verhage in New York at [email protected] To contact the editors responsible for this story: Jeremy Herron at [email protected] Dave Liedtka, Eric J. Weiner

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