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Subject:  Re: Percentage Trailing Stop Tranches for IVV Date:  4/16/2020  6:46 PM
Author:  DopplerValue Number:  3816 of 3816

The stop loss order is one of the worst ideas ever in the history of finance. It's also a contradiction of what this board is about.

Why are you selling just because the stock price declines? It's likely an even better value at a lower price. You should be selling because your stock has risen to your estimate of intrinsic value or because you see the fundamentals deteriorating. If you can't handle a measly 10% correction, you shouldn't be in stocks. Even Berkshire Hathaway stock (the REAL blue chip) gets corrections.
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