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Web Extra: Burned By Akamai

Monday, 9 May 2011 | 6:08 PM ET

A long position in Akamai looked like a hot trade but all it did was burn Stephen Weiss. What does he have to say about it now?

Weiss made the fateful call on April 13th as a bet that a recent sell-off was about over.

“The stock seems to have bottomed, “ he said at the time.

“I took a bet on it last week. They're coming off a pretty good experience in terms of streaming all the NCAA games. That was their thing. So I think this will be a decent quarter for them.”

Unfortunately shares still took another leg lower. Since he recommended a long position, Akamai has slipped about 7%.

So what does Weiss think, now? Find out in this web extra. Watch the video now!

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