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Anonymous

24 Jun 2021

When are indicators on when is a good time to buy or sell a stock? And is buy low, sell high always true?

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    CommonSense Investor

    CommonSense Investor

    24 Jun 2021

    Level 9·Certified Professional at Biotechnology and Gene Therapy Industry

    “Far more money has been lost by investors preparing for corrections, or trying to anticipate corrections, than has been lost in corrections themselves.”

    Peter Lynch

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      Chris

      Chris

      08 Jan 2021

      Level 14·Owner and Writer at Tortoisemoney.com

      Buy low, sell high is a sure way to make money, but how many people can really buy low and sell high?

      A good time to buy a stock usually is when there is a broad market sell off, which drags the stock down. Another possible good time to buy is when certain news affects the stock price, but actually has no impact on the company's financial performance. One good example was the short report on Enphase in 2018 and 2020 where the stock fell more than 20% in a single night. It was a good opportunity to buy in on those days.

      A good time to sell a stock is when the fundementals of the company has changed. Slowing growth, losing market share or changing business models are some examples of this. Another good reason to sell would be if you have found a better investment opportunity to place your money into.

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        James Yeo

        James Yeo

        04 Nov 2020

        Level 7·Editor at SmallCapAsia.com

        In terms of when is a good time to buy/sell stocks, it all boils down to the valuation of the indivi...

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