How do I know when to sell my investments?
At Stash, we believe in taking the long view. That means buying and holding and not trading as the market swings. In short, we recommend holding investments for the long term.
It’s natural to be a little nervous when you see an investment go down in value. But we recommend hanging in there and waiting out storms. There may be situations where you want to sell an investment, but we recommend holding strong during market downturns.
Q. Will Stash tell me when to sell my stock shares?
You will be able to sell your shares of stock in the same way that you sell shares of an ETF today. For guidance on how to judge the performance of a company, we recommend that you consult all available resources on learn.stashinvest.com.
Q. What happens to my shares if a stock splits?
A stock split is similar to taking a $100 bill and splitting it into two $50 bills (or five $20 bills). The number of bills you hold increases, but the overall value of your money remains the same. If a stock that you own splits, the number of shares of stock on the market (or…
Q. Do I have voting rights?
Yes, you may have voting rights for some of the companies you invest in on Stash! You need to own at least one whole share of the stock though. Since we trade fractional shares for our customers, some of our users can hold less than one full share. As a shareholder, your voting power is…
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