1. We’ve all got them. You could have an MBA from the best college in the world. You could have the best and brightest minds assembled in one room. That’s not necessarily insurance against experiencing what makes us human.

2. Quieting them takes practice and diligence. Employing an easy-to-implement strategy that you can stick to can help. We suggesting following trend lines (we use the 200-day moving average as a guide) and having a strategy to enter and exit the markets. By relying on what the market is telling you instead of your gut, rumors or your own excitement, you can give yourself the opportunity to take part in any potential long-term uptrend.

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Kevin Grewal contributed to this article.