Answers to the Hardest Decision-When Do I Sell A Stock?

Introduction

I’m going to start this article with the same opening statement that I utilized in a previous article I wrote on knowing when to sell a stock. The most common complaint that I have heard from investors over my 40+ years in the financial services industry is as follows: “Everyone wants to tell me what to buy and when, but no one ever tells me when to sell.”  Consequently, it seems to me that whether you are a novice investor or a grizzled old veteran, the decision as to when to sell a stock is considered the most difficult decision investors have to make.

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Get Higher Returns and More Dividend Income – In Less Time With Less Risk

Introduction

Investing in blue-chip dividend growth stocks such as the Dividend Aristocrats or Champions has become very popular with retirees.  This is understandable considering the low interest rate environment we find ourselves in.  Traditional fixed income investments do not currently offer enough yield for the retired investor to live on.  Consequently, current low interest rates, coupled with the possibility of a steadily increasing level of dividend income have made dividend growth stocks a viable and even attractive alternative.

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5 Attractive Biotechnology Stocks for Healthy Long-term Returns

Introduction

I am a fervent believer that investors are best served by investing towards a specific investment objective that suits their own unique goals, objectives and risk tolerance.  In other words, investing is not always trying to get the highest possible total returns.  If that were true, no one would have ever invested in bonds, CDs or other fixed income instruments.

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Beware the Financial Destruction of Overvaluation

Introduction

After such an extended bull run it’s only logical to assume that many stocks are trading at frothy valuations.  On the other hand, it’s also important to keep in mind that it is a market of stocks and not a stock market.  Nevertheless, the truth is that many stocks are now significantly overvalued based on both historic norms and fundamental values.  This is not true of all stocks, because it is also true that there are high quality stocks available today that are fairly valued.  However, they are admittedly getting more difficult to find.

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