5 Questions to Ask Before You Sell a Stock

It's not always a mistake to sell a stock, but make sure you're doing it for the right reasons, says Morningstar's head of personal finance Christine Benz

Christine Benz 18 January, 2016 | 12:02PM

 

Jason Stipp: I'm Jason Stipp for Morningstar. Markets have been up and down in recent days, but mostly down, which means a lot of people have selling on the mind. But before you run for the exits, Morningstar's Christine Benz, our director of personal finance, says you should ask yourself these five questions.

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Christine Benz

Christine Benz  is director of personal finance at Morningstar and author of 30-Minute Money Solutions: A Step-by-Step Guide to Managing Your Finances.

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