It’s never been easier to trade. It’s cheaper than ever, you have unlimited access to information, and you can execute a trade from the device sitting at your fingertips right now. It’s easy and it’s tempting to fiddle with your investments. Joe Magyer from Lakehouse Capital says studies show that high trading volume is inversely correlated to returns, which is a nerdy way of saying that frequent trading can be hazardous to your wealth.
“Because we’re so selective and specific in what we’re looking for, frankly we don’t find that many ideas. So, when we do find ideas that fit those parameters and the thesis is working my preference and bias is to stay out of the way...”
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What about taking profits to rebalance - not selling out, but taking a profit when a share overshoots? For example, I could have sold a small part of my holding in WTC when it was $24, but that was months ago, and that money could be at work now. What do you think?