Walter Upgrave at the Wall Street Journal shares his thoughts about diversification. As we cross 17,000 on the Dow let's look at what we can do to diversify portfolios (click on the chart below to learn more):
Please read the article (subscription required) or google search How Much Diversification is Too Much by Walter. Another take on the case for diversification is made by Paul Merriman with the portfolio he calls the ultimate buy and hold portfolio. Here is his article and the graphs. As is obvious, please consult a financial advisor before making any financial decisions. We only provide education, not personal recommendations.