The Worst Investing Mistake You're Probably Making Right Now

By: Francisco Bermea

The moment the market opens, my inbox gets flooded with alerts I've set up to notify me when a holding makes a big move, hits a stop-loss, releases important news, etc.

The other week, I was inundated with messages telling me several of my holdings hit 52-week highs. In fact, in just one day, I received 11 different alerts of stocks hitting new highs.

To a huge portion of the investing community, a stock hitting 52-week highs strikes a Pavlovian response... they immediately start thinking about selling. After all, one of the first lessons investors are taught is to "buy low, sell high."

This can turn out to be a huge mistake. Continue reading "The Worst Investing Mistake You're Probably Making Right Now"

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