Buying and selling are two sides of a successful investment. But selling can be tricky, especially when counter is deep in the money and investors are caught between realising profit or waiting for further rise.

Selling actually deserves much more attention in one’s investment journey, but we rarely accord the same level of analysis and scrutiny to selling as per buying. It  is important as allows investor to recycle their capital into new counters/assets, or keep them in war chest for better opportunities. Sometimes it prevents loss from snowballing, and allow us to preserve our capital. Also, in the grand scheme of things, we need to take active steps in managing our portfolio as there is time to buy, to sell, or simply do nothing.

I analysed some of my recent share sales when it is in green but did not go as well as expected, and attempt to map …