Stock Investing Tutorial 2: Why you should buy-and-hold when investing in stocks



How should you go about investing in stocks? We believe in a buy-and-hold strategy of holding stocks for the long term. Trading stocks - buying stock when you think they’ll go up and selling when you think they’ll go down - costs you fees each time you trade and is unsuccessful for most traders. It also takes a lot of your time.

Obermatt believes in buying and holding stocks for 10, 20 or more years. This saves you trading costs and lots of time. And, most importantly, research shows that even among professionals, only few of them manage to outperform a buy-and-hold strategy.