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Subject:  Asset allocation Date:  1/29/2009  1:31 AM
Author:  drgonsobean Number:  14 of 26

In the gardners' new book, they talk about asset allocation near the end and state that 20% should go to large cap and 20% to small caps. perhaps i am being too technical, but how much do i allocate to mid-caps? i understand that the underlying principal is risk allocation but i don't know how mid-caps factor into the risk equation? for that matter i don't know if there is any risk difference b/w large, small and mid-caps?

anyone care to comment?

thx
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