There’s Always a Reason to Sell Stocks

Aaron Ammerman |

Watching stock investments drop 5% or more in a single day can be anxiety-inducing, and it happens more often than most would like. Many investors feel like they have to sell in order to mitigate their losses. However, doing so may cause them to miss out on a rebound that is right around the corner. While short-term losses can be hard to handle emotionally, it’s important to remember that the stock market has generally increased over the long term.

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