Introduction to Personal Investing

The Basics

What are some other mistakes that investors make?

Investors often make emotional decisions about owning investments, perhaps by refusing to sell the stock of a company because a relative worked there, or being afraid to sell a stock because of losing a certain amount. If the investor had sold it, he may lose less than if he had kept it, but because of emotions, the investor holds on to it, hoping the price will go back up.


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