As we enter the final stretch of 2013, investors are likely to see stocks continue to rise thanks to seasonal strength for the market.
But soon after, we could be in for a heavy dose of volatility as market leadership changes and investors start to protect their 2013 gains.
Some stocks might be in for a serious spill, either because they’re grossly overbought or because they’re already lagging the market and about to see the bottom fall out.
It’s not just going to be small-cap momentum darlings that implode, either. Expect to see some fireworks in some of the biggest names on Wall Street. In fact, some blue chips could realistically fall 10% or even 20% in the next few months if current bearish trends bear out.
To protect your portfolio, here are seven big-name stocks to sell now before things get ugly.