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Marry a Stock

To buy and hold a stock regardless of its market movements. One who marries a stock has no intention to sell it for any foreseeable reason, irrespective of other opportunities, or of the stock's positive or negative performance. Most investment advisers recommend against marrying a stock, even for long-term investors.
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marry a stock

To hold a stock for a long period regardless of other investment opportunities or indications that the security should be sold. Most investment advisers consider it unwise to marry a stock, because an investor's needs and the desirability of a particular stock will change over time.
Wall Street Words: An A to Z Guide to Investment Terms for Today's Investor by David L. Scott. Copyright © 2003 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. All rights reserved.