buy low, sell high


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buy low, sell high

Financial advice to buy low-priced stocks and then sell them when their price is higher, thus making a profit. The best advice my father ever gave me was to buy low, sell high. How do you think I made so much money in the stock market?
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In a bull market, one can draw out some of the real stock data to test whether the Dow Theory of buy high, sell higher is profitable, or whether buy low, sell high is preferred.
The marketing strategy was buy low, sell high and keep a low profile.
The basic premise is to buy low, sell high, and enjoy the ride up.
The simplest investing advice has always been buy low, sell high, and increasing equity exposure right now is definitely not buying high.
In the end, whether slugging it out with a bear or running with a bull, smart investors will survive a bear market in much better shape if they do some practical planning, diversify assets, be patient, and follow the golden rule: buy low, sell high, and dollar-cost average.