7 Stock Picks Only For The Aggressive Investor
By Insightful Investor:
For many investors, sometimes playing it too safely is the most dangerous strategy. Leaving money in a bank account may seem really safe. However, when one factors in inflation, he will see that is a guarantee to lose money and puts one's retirement in serious question. Moreover, if one is too risky, betting it all on one stock, that can put one's retirement nest-egg in serious jeopardy as well.
I believe a small portion of your portfolio-- 10% or less-- is great for speculative growth companies. These can really juice your returns if they turn out to be successful, but won't destroy your portfolio if they don't pan out. Moreover, every blue-chip company we know of now, such as General Electric (GE), Apple (AAPL), and Google (GOOG) were small growth companies at one point in time. This doesn't mean an investor should just pick a stock at random, and hopeComplete Story »