I use tight stops, which I adjust daily. I let winners run, but take half off when my goals hit. I only trade from my watch list and if technicals are right. I try to avoid buying when overbought or outside channel.
I've learned the hard way...
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lose the ego/opinions! search for best fundamentals and study price/volume action for best entries.
no recommendations, just ideas and examples. do your own research and know your own time frames. A butterfly causing a tsunami