If you want to make money in the stock market, you need a quality trading strategy. A huge part of the trading strategy is knowing when you should buy the stock. Buying a stock at the wrong time quickly puts your chances of making money on the trade in doubt. When it comes to beginner stock traders and those just getting started, they sometimes over-complicate the strategy and I want to provide a couple basic tips to help make this more clear. The tricky part about knowing when to buy a stock is that it goes against how our brains are wired. This is why so many new traders struggle with this idea and end up losing money with their stocks they buy. If you want to learn how to be a successful trader, you need to learn how to fight off the mental traps your brain will set for you. Let me show you what I mean.