buy-and-hold strategy

Buy-and-hold strategy

A passive investment strategy with no active buying and selling of assets from the time the portfolio is created until the end of the investment horizon. Opposite of active strategy.

buy-and-hold strategy

The investment strategy of purchasing securities and holding them for extended periods of time. Investors using the buy-and-hold strategy select companies on the basis of their long-term outlook. Such investors are not influenced by short- or intermediate-term movements in the price of a security.
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The analysis incorporates the net value realized after the second year which is derived from the proceeds from the stock's sale, total taxes paid and, in the case of a buy-and-hold strategy, the cost of financing to fund the exercise price and tax withholding.
A buy-and-hold strategy means the asset manager plans to invest for the long term instead of chasing the "hot dots.
For the contest, the club deviated from its buy-and-hold strategy to a more ``day trader-ish'' style of investing, Goldwater said.
The club stayed true to its buy-and-hold strategy throughout the contest, never making another trade after the initial portfolio of stocks was chosen.
The buy-and-hold strategy puts you in a position to profit from this long-term upward trend of the stock market.
One particularly beneficial aspect of the buy-and-hold strategy is the compounding effect that a dividend reinvestment plan can have on your return.
Indeed, the buy-and-hold strategy is largely passive, but it should not be thought of as a synonym for what some people jokingly call the "buy-and-neglect" strategy.
The buy-and-hold strategy has proved to be one of the most convenient ways for small investors to get started in stocks.
For example, the top-performing one-year strategy for Cisco (Nasdaq:CSCO, news, msgs) has returned nearly double what a buy-and-hold strategy would have returned.
For example, its leading one-year strategy for Cisco (Nasdaq:CSCO) has returned nearly double what a buy-and-hold strategy would have returned.