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Eavesdropper
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Stocks headed lower following Japan earthquake

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Growth Stocks – When Should You Bank Your Profits?

Growth stocks can mean different things to different people, but I personally define a growth stock as being shares in a company that continues to increase both it’s earnings and dividends each year (and has a long history of doing so). So with that in mind, I want to talk about when you should sell these stocks, because this is very important. 

If you’re lucky enough to have found some good quality growth stocks and are sitting on some decent profits, then it can be tempting to bank your profits and reinvest the proceeds elsewhere. However, as Warren Buffett will tell you, this isn’t necessarily the best strategy. 

The best strategy, provided that you’re prepared to hold on to your shares for the long term, is to resist the temptation to sell and hold on for further gains. Yes there may be short-term fluctuations along the way, but providing that the company in question continues to increase both it’s earnings and dividends each year, there is no need to sell because the share price will eventually rise to reflect this continued growth. 

If you hold on to shares for as long as a company continues to grow and reinvest the dividends received each year, then you can be sure that you will be sitting on some substantial gains when you do finally decide to sell. This is something that Warren Buffett does to devastating effect. He simply looks for outstanding market-leading companies that continue to grow their profits each year, and holds on to these shares for years and years to benefit from both capital growth and dividends. 

It requires a great deal of patience because in the short-term the share price can fall in line with the overall market, but in the long-term it rewards you with some fantastic profits. The difficulty is finding the right companies to invest in, but there are some obvious candidates amongst some of the large-cap stocks. For example here in the UK Tesco is a fantastic company because it has a long history of growing both it’s earnings and dividends. Indeed I believe Buffett himself owns shares in Tesco at the time of writing. 

So to answer the original question of when should you sell your shares in growth stocks, you should hold on to your shares for as long as possible to benefit from both capital growth and dividend reinvestment. The only time you should consider selling is when there is a danger that the company may stop increasing it’s bottom line each year, maybe due to another major competitor gaining market share, for instance, because that will obviously mean that the share price is unlikely to continue rising in future years.

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Bull.

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Page 2 of 2.
Oct. 2, early morning; Oct 3, 2008.
The other side- in support of the Trillion:
1:00 am, thursday morning of oct. 2-
Just saw Charlie Rose talk to Warren Buffett for an hour. He supports Obama and he is for the trillion. He kept saying the details can come later (maybe the stuff in my page 1 notes are the details) but the (very robust) patient is sick right now and you have to save life first.
He did criticize the golden parachutes and the low tax rates for the rich but I think those were details for him at the moment. He thought it likely that we can get the money back because we are buying assets at very low prices- what he called ‘market’. (This part puzzles me. Other people- including the Oct. 3, 6:00 PM, PT, letter from Senator Boxer’s office- called these "toxic assets". Who cares that they are cheap? )
Buffett said if we act soon, the repercussions will last six months; if we waste time it can take five years. He kept falling back on his faith in a messy but very strong system. His example was a seven-to-one improvement in the standard of living in the 20th century, even with all of the troubles and wars.
Now, we could argue with him that our ‘standard of living’ is a stress nightmare; that the consumer society is unsustainable. Rose didn’t get into that.

Still Oct. 3- I ran into a friend with a small business.* When she heard me talking about the stuff on page 1, she said, "You wouldn’t say that if you were in my shoes."
She has good relations with the local banks. Two weeks ago ( around Sept. 20th ) they told her, … " WE ARE NOT LENDING." She added, " They don’t know what to do."
Obama and Buffett are for the trillion. My friend says that Bill Clinton is, too.
Even Robert Johnson, when asked this morning (Oct. 3) by Amy Goodman if he would have voted for the bill, swallowed uncomfortably and said yes.

Bruce Marks and Kucinich maintain that this is just the wrong thing to do: that the relief and money can come from other sources.
Naomi Klein sees this as another example of " disaster capitalism " : the inducement of fear at the "last moment", in order to profit from, and control, the population.**
On Oct. 10, Bill Moyers speaks with George Soros on this:
www.pbs.org/moyers/journal/10102008/watch.html
Stacey told me about "Money As Debt" on YouTube:
www.youtube.com/watch?v=vVkFb26u9g8

Source page for bull photo:
www.flickr.com/photos/d4vidbruce/1009146337/
Thanks to David Bruce ( Flickr member, "d4vidbruce" ) for allowing CC access to his photo.

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* – she says, a small business is up to the 50 million dollar level; their business is on the 10 million level.
** – Naomi Klein: "The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naomi_Klein

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