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How To Stop Being Scared

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25/03/2021 - 14:02

The markets really scared a lot of people in the last month. We’ve received lots of emails and comments from people wondering what’s happening in the markets and why the deeper downtrend didn’t prompt new trade triggers. Well, the quick answer is “this downtrend did prompt new BAN strategy trade triggers and this pullback is […] The post How To Stop Being Scared appeared first on INO.com Trader's Blog.


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  47. How to stop chasing the rabbit? (06/03/2021 - Reddit Stocks)
    I started trading around mid January. I'd been looking at 'investing' very loosely over the last two decades but never had enough spare money to jump in. I do now and thus decided I need a pension fund that gives me more than 0.0005% interest per year. Fast forward to early March. I own somewhere between 5-250 shares in a shit ton of stocks. Random stocks. Think around 50 different companies. There's only a few that I've (lazily) researched and actually believe in. Yes this was a mistake. I should have done research first and then bought, but I'm more of a jump in first and then learn how to swim person. I don't mind the monetary losses. I can make those back up if I'm patient. And I have nothing but time (I'm not selling any of my stocks until they turn green again). So far I've spent around 15k. The problem is this: each week I hear about a new stock that is 'hot' (not meme stocks, I'm careful around those, but stocks that are often talked about, such as OSTK, EDP, OXY...). I immediately want to buy it. This'll lead to more shares in more companies I have to keep track of... which I really don't want, but those stocks, at the current low prices, are so, so enticing. I want to buy them all and see what grows! The problem then is twofold: I've bought a lot of random stocks that I'd rather not have (but don't want to sell at a loss). A lot of my money is tied up in them now because of that. I want to buy stocks that I actually believe have potential... but I'm out of spend-able money at this point! I've already used my credit card once and I'm kind of scared where this is going because credit card using is not good. I shouldn't be investing borrowed money. So reddit, do you have any tips on how to stop chasing the next SHINY stock? I keep jumping around, some of my stock purchases were plain stupid, a lot of stocks I think have actual value are currently out of my reach to buy unless I stretch my credit card. Theoretically, I can do that because I'll be getting a pretty high bonus in two weeks (salary payout date), but it's still a shitty plan. ​ EDIT to add current action plan: Wait until bullshit stocks go up to where I bought them. Sell. Buy valuable stocks instead. It's no fun, but it has to be done! Any advice welcome! Thank you in advance.   submitted by   /u/Calathe [link]   [comments]
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  48. Sp500 pe 44 vs smh pe 36 are they too high (16/05/2021 - Reddit Stocks)
    I am looking at sp500 pe and it is current at 44, which is very high. When I look at smh , it is pe 36. I am not sure historical pe for smh, but does it look like spy more expensive than smh? I understand why we get here, but if fed does not stop printing money will spy keep going up at this rate this year? When the market feels fed will stop printing, will market have big correction? I know impossible to time the market, but I stop loss some positions during feb, so not sure what to do with the cash I have. The positions in the market are quite correlated to nasdaq, I am not sure which etf I should go with and which etf will should have best risk/reward ? Have been bleeding on some growth stocks and ark, cutting the loss there does not feel the right thing now, but concerned if market correction comes they will go down more. Maybe this is not the year to build long term positions? Any ideas?   submitted by   /u/hpad06 [link]   [comments]
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  49. Should I be using stop losses on some stocks? Pros, cons (14/03/2021 - Reddit Stocks)
    One of my largest holdings is AAPL for example. It makes up about 11% of my portfolio and I'm in at a $91 cost basis. I don't believe it will go that low anytime soon, but I guess you never know. If it did though, to me if rather add more shares " at a discount" than sell I guess. Anyways the cons I can see is that since its held in taxable, I will incur some short term gains, but that may be better than losing ( maybe temporarily) though some principle amount. Would someone with a relatively long term horizon need a stop loss? So do you set it typically above your cost basis or at some number below that where "you don't want to lose anymore money" , for example. Wouldn't most long term buy hold type investors just ride it to the bottom or say 70% of your principle amount or something? Then if the stop loss does trigger, you have to make the decision when or if to buy back in. What if it shoots right back up way over your stop loss? Now you're incurring capital gains plus buying back in higher, so you've lost.   submitted by   /u/apooroldinvestor [link]   [comments]
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