Control your emotions

The guiding principle behind investing in the stock market is simple: buy low, sell high – but so many people get it so wrong because they let their emotions influence their investment decisions. It’s certainly alarming if the market is bearish, and the default response of most investors is to sell off their stock holdings to “cut their losses.” It’s instinctive, but it may not be the best thing to do. The decision to buy or sell should be made with more research and forethoughts, rather than selling at the first sign of price dropping. If you are holding stocks from reputable and profitable companies, the fluctuations in price could be temporary. Rather than giving into fear