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Naqavi,

When you are starting a new portfolio, it is best to buy an equal dollar amount of each stock.

If $500 is your target, buy 10 shares of a $50 stock while you would buy only 1 share of a $500 stock.

The important thing to remember, it is dollars invested. Share count is immaterial. Share count X Price = Dollars. Dollar amount!


Does that help you?

Gene
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