When to Sell Stocks

  • The Intelligent Investor fears a great booming economy because that is when we could lose everything.

Situations to look into:

  • Company loses its Durable Competitive Advantage
    • Loses its monopolistic grip in its industry
    • Accounting fraud
    • Bad strategy: Getting into a business that doesn't relate to their core business
    • Unable to change with the times
  • Mr. Market is over hyped about a stock or a sector
  • Economy is booming
    • Spotting market top

 

Accounting Fraud

Accounting Fraud is the deceitful diddling of financial records to make a company's condition seem okay or better than what it actually is. It is the result of corruption.

Thieves are like roaches. They work in a large group. If the CEO of a company is corrupt, many in the company are also corrupt. A CEO can only achieve his bidding if he has minions of plenty perpetuating him. Any news or indication of fraudulent accounting practices ignites the Intelligent Investor to sell the company's stock or its corporate bonds. We simply don't invest in a shady business run by crooks.

 

My Financial Analysis of Stocks

  • The Market has Bottomed. It was on June 17, 2022 @Dow 29,653 It's time to buyBuy when we see redDon't buy when we see greenCover your PutsCover your ShortsBuy when there's bloodon "The ...
    Posted Jul 27, 2022, 10:46 PM by Intelligent Investor
  • We are still Accumulating our Favorite Value Stock Paramount Global (PARA) For the past several months we are still accumulating shares in Paramount Global (PARA) formerly known as ViacomCBS. And we are glad that our research has been validated by Berkshire ...
    Posted May 23, 2022, 8:29 AM by Intelligent Investor
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    Posted May 4, 2022, 1:53 PM by Intelligent Investor
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    Posted Apr 30, 2022, 8:40 PM by Intelligent Investor
  • We Think the Bottom for this Mild Correction may have Happened this Past Thursday on February 24th We do not see a recession in the near horizon. The U.S. economy is still growing. The Federal Reserve is still accommodative. The only thing we see is people ...
    Posted Mar 2, 2022, 3:08 PM by Intelligent Investor
  • Our Plan is to Buy the Dips. Buy Whenever We See Red. We believe the geopolitical issue occurring in Ukraine will be short-lived. We also believe that amidst a high-inflationary environment, many U.S. Equities will prevail. We plan to ...
    Posted Feb 26, 2022, 11:04 PM by Intelligent Investor
  • Swapped Disney (DIS) for more Paramount Global (PARA) A couple of months ago, we sold most of our shares in Disney (DIS) in exchange for Paramount Global (PARA), formerly known as ViacomCBS (VIAC). Unfortunately for us, we had ...
    Posted Mar 2, 2022, 7:28 AM by Intelligent Investor
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    Posted Jan 23, 2022, 6:55 PM by Intelligent Investor
  • Archive: My Stock Research 2020 View My Analysis: My Stock Research 2020
    Posted Jan 23, 2022, 6:56 PM by Intelligent Investor
  • Buying the Dip in ViacomCBS (VIAC) and Sold Pfizer (PFE) A very big opportunity came today to buy ViacomCBS (VIAC) at a ridiculously low price. Unfortunately we had to sell Pfizer (PFE). Pfizer has been a big disappointment for us ...
    Posted Mar 29, 2021, 12:09 AM by Intelligent Investor
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