Thursday, December 18, 2008

Minyanville posting: Your Portfolio Style - Concentrated or Diversified?

This week's Minyanville posting looks into the two primary portfolio construction styles - concentrated versus diversified.

"Back on August 21st, I authored an article entitled What’s Your Core Investment Style?, in which I compared the market-timing aspects of various investing styles. I now want to take the portfolio-strategy discussion to the next level, by talking about portfolio composition.

Successful investors follow one of two portfolio construction styles. They either concentrate their holdings into a handful of issues, or they diversify, tilting the positions from an economic sector and/or style perspective. Let’s look at the pros and cons of each..."

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