The Motley Fool Discussion Boards
Learning to Invest / Portfolio Management
|Subject: Re: when to say when||Date: 12/9/2001 12:50 PM|
|Author: rkmacdonald||Number: 4159 of 6743|
Author: FrugalSpeculator Date: 12/8/01 11:06 PM Number: 4158
Some day you will probably find a great stock trading at a great price, which all your research and due diligence will confirm is a great stock. However, after buying it, you will relize _______ and witness the whole thing go belly up and most every dollar you put into it will be gone.
In other words, how much of your port do you care to lose on a single stock?
I always purchase large established companies and totally avoid this problem - like Xerox, Polaroid, and Enron :)
|Copyright 1996-2014 trademark and the "Fool" logo is a trademark of The Motley Fool, Inc. Contact Us|