If you buy shares, you should then set a stop-loss straight away. This may seem strange at first glance, as you did not buy those shares with the aim of selling them at a loss later on. However, there are very good reasons to always set a stop-loss.
We are often encouraged to buy Belgian and buy locally. Belgian apples, chocolate bars and chips are always good choices. However, as far as shares are concerned, too much of a local approach can be risky. How do you protect yourself against home country bias in your investments?