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Subject:  Re: I have a Roth..now what? Date:  4/10/1999  8:34 PM
Author:  rjm1 Number:  9846 of 75626

Now that I've sent my $2000 to a discount broker
with Web capabilities for the 1998 tax year...would it
be better to align it with a S&P 500 Index fund or
hand pick 5-6 stocks?

Is there some reading you would recommend to
educate me in this area?


You would pay to much in commissions to buy 5 or 6 stocks. Get the S&P index. After you build up the fund you can consider individual stocks
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