How your investments are structured in your portfolio is at least as important as what goes into your portfolio. The wrong balance can leave you overexposed to risk.
Have a look at the traditional "diversified" portfolio of 60% stocks and 40% bonds. This is still a wildly popular investment strategy.
You can actually see the severe imbalance in this chart at right.
We believe that "50/40/10" is the best way to structure your portfolio. It's a risk-balanced approach that leaves you exposed to the biggest possible gains from foundational, bedrock stocks and equities, growth and income shares, and a portion of speculative investments that offer the potential for runaway gains.
Just have a look at this chart...
Once you have your portfolio structured, it's important to determine how much capital you want to commit to your portfolio and how big a position you want to take.
Now, Money Map Press publications and trading services, like the Money Map Report and Radical Technology Profits, almost always recommend optimal position sizes when they send out "Buy" alerts.
But we've created this Position Size Calculator to help you make an informed decision about how much to invest overall, and in specific investments, too.
It's a really powerful tool. You can enter the name of your favorite stock or Money Morning recommendation (we'll even get you an up-to-the-minute quote), your total investible assets, how much you'd feel comfortable risking, and your desired trailing stop...
Then just hit "Calculate" and you'll get everything you need to know. You can try the Calculator yourself right here.
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