Do You Struggle To Sell Investments At A Loss?

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  1. Buyonthedips

    Buyonthedips Senior Investor

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    The key to any long-term investment strategy is to cut your losers and run your winners. Do you struggle to take a loss on a share which is underperforming and unlikely to recover in the short term? Alternatively, do you sell your good investments too soon?
     
  2. gowiththeflow

    gowiththeflow Senior Investor

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    Unfortunately, many people suffer from this problem, selling their good shares too quickly while holding onto loss-making shares, which is often something of an ego trip. In many ways the hardest thing to do is take a loss but if you continue to hold a loss-making share, which is still falling, this gives you less funds to invest in the future. Keep your eye on the long game.
     
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