We know that no investor will purposely buy a stock when they believe will go down in price and will be worth less than what they have paid for it. On the other hand, buying stocks that drop in value is inherent to the nature of investing. Hence, the objective is to minimize the losses but not to avoid losses. Following are some investing habits that will help you in getting success;
Have logic for every move
Do not just pick the stock if any great advisory firm has recommended, unless you have done some research. If you believe in the broadcast then you have forgotten that it is a business actually. However, do not let stock picking become an abstract concept.
Do not take any decision in the heat of moment
Usually, it is observed that the investors sometimes change their relationship statuses with their stocks. If you make any prompt decision on the heat-of-the-moment that it may lead to the classic investing blunder: buying high and selling low. Make a note of things that make every stock in your portfolio worthy of a commitment and then take your call. You must check in on your stocks once per quarter like when you receive quarterly reports. It will be more than enough. However, it is hard not to keep a constant eye on the scoreboard. If you keep an eye on scoreboard constantly then you may overreact to short-term events.
Instead focus on share price rather than keeping an eye on the company’s value, and feeling like you need to do something when no action is warranted. It is recommended to find out what triggered the event, when one of your stocks experiences a sharp price movement. Check whether or not your stock is the victim of collateral damage from the market responding to an unrelated event? Also do not forget to check that is there something that meaningfully affects your long-term outlook?
Although you know that there is no particular rule to win in stock market, but you can try to follow some in order to be a successful trader.