When Should Our Club Sell a Stock?
by Douglas Gerlach

Q. I am in an investment club with some folks from my office. Later in the month, I have to give a presentation on when to sell your stocks. Can you give me some advice?

A. Knowing when to buy or sell the stocks in your portfolio is often a difficult decision, whether it's your club or personal portfolio. Here are some guidelines that might help you out.

In no particular order, you should sell a stock when:

Here are some reasons not to sell:

Remember, every time you buy a stock, someone else is selling (and vice versa).