Kiplinger

The Upside of a Market Downturn

When I make plans and execute them, they may or may not work out. When I neglect my portfolio, it's usually a winning move.

Consider, for instance, what happened with AV Homes. was to convert my shares in the residential development company into shares of Taylor Morrison Home Corp. (symbol , $16), which had proposed a buyout that gave AV Homes investors the choice of taking all cash, all

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