Stopping the Bleeding In SDOW Losses – Investor Questions

Investors often can get caught on the wrong side of the market direction.  Recently a member wrote about a bit of a predicament he is in on SDOW having bought it a bit late. With the Dow Jones roaring higher, he wonders how he can save himself from taking a loss or whether it is best to take the loss and move on.

His question was posted to Teddi’s Help With Trades where members can post questions to my website and answers are posted back. This removes the possibility of spam filters or mail servers failing to delivery emails. It is a great way to get a hold of me and to know that your question was received.

Let’s review the question and look at some choices.

Investor Questions:

I was late getting into SDOW and I’m holding 700 shares at a cost basis of $23.13. Are there any recommendations/guidelines on reducing the cost basis further with additional purchases or is the market heading higher and I should take the $1,200 loss now and move on?

Thanks,
Alan

Stopping The Bleeding In SDOW Losses – Jan 29 2015

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