WGN Stock Portfolio Update: Final for 2000 Stocks
ANCHOR: A year ago, the WGN morning team chose stocks for our WGN portfolio.
ANCHOR: Money and real estate expert Ilyce Glink is here with a look at how we ended up the year.
ILYCE: These days, Wall Street resembles a war zone, and our own stock picks haven’t done much better. Two companies have been bought, and several others have tumbled more than 75 percent. Let’s take a look.
Time Warner (TWX) – 34.02 %
Alpha Industries (AHAA) + 1.38 %
Auto Nation (AN) – 32.80 %
World Acceptance Corp. (WRLD) + 12.60 %
Jenny Craig (JC) – 50.99 %
Winmill Co (WNMLA) – 26.50 %
CDW Computer Centers (CDWC); – 14.09 %
In Home Health (HHI) + 76.19 %
Microsoft (MSFT) – 56.33 %
PS Financial (PSFI) – 75.74 %
Martha Stewart (MSO) – 22.81 %
Private Business Inc. (PBIZ) – 75.74 %
Oracle (ORCL) + 10.38 %
Pimco Advisors (PA) + 2.49 %
Tribune (TRB) – 21.36 %
WGN Portfoliobsp – 25.63 %
for the year
DOW JONES – 6 %
NASDAQ – 42 %
ANCHORS: Is this the time you cash it all in and go back to bonds?
ILYCE: We’re in this for the long run, though not necessarily with these stocks. Next week, we’re going to give the anchors a chance to keep their stocks or choose new ones.
ANCHORS: So we’ll be blindfolding the anchors again?
ILYCE: You bet.