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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Like the buy-and-hold strategy, dollar-cost averaging starts from the b4sic premise that the price or value of stocks has tended to increase over the long term.
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.