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"Buy-and-hold" is a long-term, passive investment strategy in which an investor buys [[stocks]] and holds them for a long period of time, regardless of fluctuations in the market. Buy-and-hold investors may actively choose the stocks they invest in, but they do not pay attention to short term price movements and [[technical indicators]].  
"Buy-and-hold" is a long-term, passive investment strategy in which an investor buys [[stocks]] and holds them for a long period of time, regardless of fluctuations in the market. Buy-and-hold investors may actively choose the stocks they invest in, but they do not pay attention to short term price movements and [[technical indicators]].  


One benefit of a buy-and-hold strategy is that long-term investments tend to be taxed at a lower rate than short-term investments.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.investopedia.com/terms/b/buyandhold.asp|name=Buy And Hold|org=Investopedia.com|date=December 9, 2009}}</ref>  
One benefit of a buy-and-hold strategy is that long-term investments tend to be taxed at a lower rate than short-term investments.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.investopedia.com/terms/b/buyandhold.asp|name=Buy And Hold|org=Investopedia.com|date=December 9, 2009}}</ref>  
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