7 Deadly Sins During a Market Selloff
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Do you find your emotions dictating your investment decisions, or use margin trading or derivatives to try to magnify your investment returns? In difficult market conditions with growth stocks facing significant drawdowns almost daily, are you tempted to chase your losers, hoping to get even? If so, you may be falling prey to one or more of the ‘seven deadly sins during a market selloff’!

In this episode of the 7investing podcast, Lead Advisors Anirban Mahanti and Luke Hallard discuss seven products and habits that can cause tremendous damage to an investor’s long-term returns. Not only will these behaviours likely cause you to lose sleep at night, but they can also have a big impact on your portfolio.

Publicly-traded companies mentioned in this podcast include GameStop, Apple, Netflix and Tesla. 7investing Lead Advisors Anirban Mahanti and Luke Hallard may own shares in the companies mentioned in the podcast.


00:00 - Introduction

01:35 - Using Margin

03:50 - Shorting Stocks

06:57 - Short-Term Options

11:48 - Emotional Trading/FOMO

13:31 - Growth Investors Chasing Defensive Stocks

16:28 - Selling Positions to Start or Add to Positions

18:25 - Chasing Your Losers

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