How to decide when to sell

Intelligent Investor

Independent Financial Research

How to decide when to sell. Selling stocks is one of the toughest areas of investing. Anyone who's been investing for a while can tell of a stock they sold after it had doubled ... only to watch it double or double again; or of a stock they cut after it had halved ... only to watch it recover and post handsome gains. So what should you do? The trick is to remember that success in the stockmarket comes from holding undervalued investments and that buying and selling are just a means to that end. So the idea is to maintain a diversified portfolio comprised of the most undervalued stocks you can find. You should sell a stock if: 1) It is no longer within your circle of competence 2) The transaction makes your overall portfolio more undervalued; or 3) It restores an acceptable portfolio balance. Full article: (VIEW LINK)

Intelligent Investor
Independent Financial Research

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