You are a trader or investor ? This is the difficult question that most people do not able to answer,  they take a short blogterm view and when  position goes against them, they prefer to hold the stock as long-term bet.

Most successful investors tend to have clarity of thought and look only at the larger picture. They discount all day-to-day noises and concentrate only on the fundamentals. In the end, fundamentals always prevail over speed.

here is a small description that short-term is more of an emotional based trading where as the long-term provides value for your thoughts.
Short term= Emotions

Long term= Earnings

 

Short term= Price

Long term= Value

 

Short term= Speculative returns

Long term= Investment returns

 

Short term= News

Long term= Wisdom

 

Short term= Trading

Long term= Investing

 

Short term= Gain or loss

Long term= Gain

 

Short term= Quarterly earnings

Long term=10 year Averages

 

Short term=Daily NAV

Long term = Retirement NAV

 

Short term= Volatility

Long term= Secular growth

 

Short term= Newspapers

Long Term = Books

 

Short term = Luck

Long term = Discipline

 

Short term = Skill

Long term = Behaviour

 

Short term= Predictions

Long term = Financial History

 

Short term= Tip

Long term= SIP

 

Short term = Timing

Long term = Time

 

Check yourself where you stand between long-term and short-term.

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