June 5, 2013

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A webcast presentation by David Cox, CMT, CFA originally held on June 5th, 2013 as part of the CMT Association’s Educational Web Series.

Buying stocks is easy. But selling stocks is more important. Greed and fear tend to play a role in most investors’ sell decisions both to the detriment of the bottom line. Only buying stocks that offer solid risk to reward metrics makes sense. Similarly, selling the stocks when it’s timely is better than when you feel like it. Let’s explore some techniques to improve the risk and reward and I’ll share my toolbox of selling methods to help you get more out of the next trade, whether it’s short-term or long-term.