After the Drop, It's Time to Stock-Shop

BusinessWeek's Gene Marcial says the latest round of panic selling presents steeled investors with a unique buying opportunity

Let's be realistic and get a grip. If I were an investor with ample resources, or a money manager who feels besieged by the market's latest tantrum, I would go shopping—for stocks. Not just any stock. I would buy the market's top losers on Thursday, Aug.9, when the Dow Jones industrial average plummeted 387 points, or 2.8%, to 13,270.65.

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