The ins and outs of…averaging down

Sometimes a stock moves downward and creates what we consider a “buying opportunity.” We apply that term when we feel an attractive stock has dropped in price for reasons of a passing nature or ones that are exaggerated in investors’ minds.
This should not be confused… Read More

Misguided reasons why some investors don’t buy stocks

Misguided reasons why some investors don’t buy stocks

Don’t buy stocks that are hyped too much, but also be aware that negative predictions rarely come true
When investment-related ideas find their way into the broker/media limelight, the focus can shift. Rather than seemingly good reasons to buy a particular stock, brokers and the media… Read More

What is Pat’s commentary for the week of April 7, 2015

“Averaging down” and “averaging in” sound similar, but a wide gap separates the two. Mixing them up can cost you money.

Averaging down is the well-known trader’s tactic of buying more shares of a stock you own as the price falls. The idea is that this… Read More

Why “averaging down” to buy stocks can be a bad bargain

Every Wednesday, we publish our “Investor Toolkit” series on TSI Network. Whether you’re a beginning or experienced investor, these weekly updates are designed to give you specific investment advice. Each Investor Toolkit update gives you a fundamental piece of investing strategy, and shows you how… Read More

3 reasons why "averaging down" may not be a bargain

A bargain is generally regarded as a good thing. What could be a better bargain for investors than buying shares of a stock at lower prices?

“Averaging down” is the well-known market tactic by which investors buy more shares of a stock that has come down… Read More