What if you got a stock that is not doing well, but you hate to sell and incur a loss. Maybe the first thing you need to do is change your attitude, or how you view this stock and your portfolio. When considering changes to your portfolio, especially selling, the question you need to ask is "What is best for my portfolio from here?"
I usually sell a stock and buy another one when I think that from now into the future I will be better off with this trade. That is I want to replace a stock in my portfolio with something I like better. This is a positive change.
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