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“My biggest challenge is that I don’t have a system…”

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Hi Michael,

My biggest challenge is that I don’t have a system.

I look at the news and follow Stocktwits for instance.

Further on I check the earnings dates and look at P/E.

And last I follow my gut feelings.

So it’s some kind of a system but a very bad one.

I want to learn a trading system on which my risk is managed.

One of the things is when to get out of a stock.

I’m holding a stock called Nortech systems.

As I started it want up (in one day) real quick, so I bought shares.

The volume was good.

As it dropped I bought more shares to get a lower overall price.

Now I’m stuck with this as the price has gone from my my price of 5,10 to 3,94.

And the volume is almost non-existing.

As I’ve bought more shares this stock is about 40% om my total trading money (total is 25k dollar)

So I lost allot of virtual money on this one.

There are a few reasons I still own the stock.

– The fundamentals are looking good.

– I don’t want to sell because I loose about 3000 dollar which is more than 10% of my trading power.

– (this is a stupid one) I saw that Renaissance has allot of money in this stock.

As you can see my strategy is very poor.

Thank you for your help.

With kind regards,

Pieter W.

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