These two strategies could trap investors in losing trades right now


Wilmington Trust’s Meghan Shue warns snap decisions during market volatility spikes will trap investors in losing trades.

According to the firm’s senior investment strategist, reacting to every U.S.-China trade war development and taking on large positions are two of the worst things they can do right now.

“For long-term investors, to chase those headlines risks missing out on say very good days, maybe locking in some losses on the bad days and eroding your portfolio value — particularly after taxes,” she told CNBC’s “Futures Now” on Thursday.

Shue said also going all in on stocks is a recipe for pain.

“The other thing that we would caution against is taking large bets in a portfolio,” she…


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