O'Reilly logo

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Stock Investing Fast-Track by Ken Little

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter

8

Building a Portfolio

In This Chapter

The importance of asset allocation

The roles of fixed income and cash

The way to match your portfolio to your goals and risk tolerance

The way to build an aggressive, a moderate, or a conservative portfolio

You absolutely need a plan for buying and selling stocks; however, each of those decisions should fit into a broader plan for your entire portfolio. Buying individual companies is the way to find great stocks, but how those stocks fit into your total holdings is as important as the stocks you buy. When you take the idea of core, growth, and value stocks and combine them with small, mid, and large sizes, you quickly see there are many possible combinations. Layered on top of those choices ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required