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These stocks will tear investors apart in the coming correction

I try not to play guru, because it's silly, and it's a lie. I don't know when the next market correction will come, but come it will, because that's how the market works. I do know that in the past 24 months, bull market corrections, by which I mean any market dip severe enough to cause the market's perma-bears to start gloating, happen about once every two to four months. In the current market euphoria, we have gotten a bit overdue. The last time we went this long in between dips was in the market's early-October '13 to early-February '14 run, and when the dip came, the market gave back, in just one week, 56% of the gains it had made over nearly four months.

I urged investors, (even begged them a bit) to hold pat during that time, and of course, the market rebounded—except, of course, for the stocks that didn't. The stocks that are the biggest losers in a correction often remain losers after the correction is over. All you need to do to figure out which companies will be hurt is to look at the historical valuations and…

Just kidding. There is no magic formula when it comes to this—even claiming guru status is more honest than to claim the contrary. Instead, here are the stocks I think are really in trouble, and here are the reasons I think so. As always, consider this a potential source of ideas; do your own research before making any market move. I think I can assure you that you will find some names you know on my list.

Julian Close

Julian Close became a stockbroker in 1995. In his 20 years of market experience, he has seen all market conditions and written about every aspect of investing. Julian has also written extensively on corporate best practices and even written reports for the United Nations. He graduated from Davidson College in 1993 and received a Master of Arts in Teaching from Mary Baldwin College in 2011. You can see closing trades for all Julian's long and short positions and track his long term performance via twitter: @JulianClose_MIC.