There will be many investor who would like to book their profit ahead of Dec 31st to take advantage of 15% capital gain.
Below are the list of stock that have moved too high in 2012 and many investor would like to take out profit before Dec 31st. A put or short should give nice return in most of the stock if the sell off starts. Most of the investor will wait till December 12th FOMC meeting while many will wait till December 14th which is last day for congress session. One thing is sure, the chances of Santa rally is gone.
Fiscal cliff: A heap of tax laws set to expire
Year to Date Most Active Stock
Year to date point gainer: