November 02, 2012 at 16:58 PM EDT
The 8% Sell Rule Keeps Losses Small, Shields Capital
An investor who buys a stock without having a clear sell strategy is courting danger. There's no guarantee that any stock will keep rising after it breaks out of a proper base, no matter how strong its fundamentals or how solid its chart pattern. That's why the 8% sell rule helps keep losses small and preserve capital. The rule is applied when a stock falls 8% below your purchase price, no matter what. But if the action immediately after the
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