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It's time again to check in on the Gad Winning Value Portfolio. Every year, I put together a portfolio of 10 stocks that are equally weighted and held in the portfolio for a one year period. Absent the discovery of fraud or other corporate malfeasance, no securities are replaced during the year. By imposing these rules, the portfolio allows me to demonstrate the value of concentration and intelligent diversification.

You can build a well-diversified portfolio with 10-25 securities. Any diversification after that diminishes returns but no longer reduces risk in a meaningful way. And by not buying and selling stocks throughout the year, trading expenses are minimized....276 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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