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Mario2222
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Individual stocks

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Any recommendations for a good two solid individual stocks to add to my portfolio ? I already picked Disney.Long term investment.
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The general wisdom here is that individual stock investing is not wise because undiversified risk means you take more risk for the same return than if you were invested in a large number of stocks in a fund. Greater risk means your chances for gaining a lot or losing a lot are much greater.

This forum might be a good place to ask about individual stock picks: https://community.morningstar.com/t5/Stocks/bd-p/stocks
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Mario2222 wrote: Thu Mar 19, 2020 12:56 pm Any recommendations for a good two solid individual stocks to add to my portfolio ? I already picked Disney.Long term investment.
Definitely! Look at Total Stock Market Index Fund. Don’t search for the needle in the haystack, own the haystack!
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Jack Bogle said investors should not own individual stocks as the risk is to high.
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Walmart? But it's probably too late.
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abuss368 wrote: Thu Mar 19, 2020 1:13 pm Jack Bogle said investors should not own individual stocks as the risk is to high.
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valleyrock wrote: Thu Mar 19, 2020 1:15 pm Walmart? But it's probably too late.
Total Stock Has the market weight of Walmart!

Besides what makes you conclude Walmart is a good stock to speculate in? Because you drive past the local store and see a lot of cars? I hope you know Warren Buffett sold out of it recently! Investors like Mr. Buffett are on the other aide of your speculative trade!
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Mario2222 wrote: Thu Mar 19, 2020 12:56 pm Any recommendations for a good two solid individual stocks to add to my portfolio ? I already picked Disney.Long term investment.
I would think there is still significant downside risk to travel and entertainment. 2nd quarter is going to be horrible. I don’t hold individual stocks.
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$ZM and $WORK :)
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