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Individual Stocks

Individual Stocks: The Basics

What are some of the pitfalls of buying individual stocks?

Although buying individual stocks can be economically rewarding, many experts believe that for the individual investor there can be many factors that detract from whatever benefit we might enjoy. Acquiring individual stocks requires a great deal of time to do research to decide the safety of the stock. To have a diverse portfolio, you must have many individual stocks, and each needs to be researched and followed. It may take more time to do so than you have.



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