Whitman Capital founder Doug Whitman exits federal court in New York, U.S.A. following the third day his trial,Thursday, August 2, 2012. Photographer: Louis Lanzano/ Bloomberg
The more frequently you monitor your portfolio, the more likely you are to observe a loss. This is likely to cause short-sighted decisions and could hurt your investment performance. If you are checking your portfolio more than once per quarter, you’re doing it too much.