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Would that fifteen suggested number include all kinds of strategies, or would it be just to diversify for growth? For an income portfolio, say, composed of REITS, can one own ten of those in addition to the fifteen for growth? And in this age where one can own fractional shares and small amounts of shares because of zero-commission costs, does that change the calculus of portfolio management? In other words, if someone wanted to own Disney as a way of exposure to media, could one now own a little DIS, a little VIAC, a little LGF, etc., instead of selecting just DIS? Does that mitigate risk or enhance it? I've been thinking about this for a while since the new era of low costs of entry...
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