6 Stocks to Sell Now

Their businesses are deteriorating or their share prices are too high. If you own any of these stocks, sell before they cause you more grief.

Notwithstanding the stock market's March 6 swoon, investors have enjoyed solid profits so far this year. Most stocks have seen their prices rise, with the lowest-quality companies performing the best. Still, companies with problems will eventually see their share prices fall. So now is a perfect time to get rid of the dogs in your portfolio -- before they shed their fleas.

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Contributing Editor, Kiplinger's Personal Finance