How many stocks should you have in your portfolio? This polarizing question always sparks debate. A simple way to add diversification is with an ETF such as the Vanguard S&P 500 ETF (NYSEMKT: VOO), but at what cost? In the video below, I discuss the best number of stocks to buy for long-term investors. I also cover how to build a stock portfolio for new investors and provide examples.
*Stock prices used in the below video were during the trading day of September 9, 2022. The video was published on September 10, 2022.
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