When Should You Sell That Stock? by Michael B. Patterson
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...When Should You Sell That Stock? by Michael B. Patterson
It's one of the toughest and loneliest decisions
for an investor to make.
When it comes to buying a stock, there's no
shortage of advice, both useful and
otherwise. Virtually every investment
magazine, newsletter, or financial news
program offers tips, opinions, analysis,
and a variety of hot stocks you should buy
immediately. But when it comes to the sell decision, there is
little useful advice to be found.
Buy and hold has been the prevailing strategy for the small
investor, and that has worked well in recent years -- in a