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  • Apr 29, 2013

    How does Warren Buffett decide stock allocation?

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    How does Warren Buffett decide stock allocation?
    If you are devoted to diversification, it would help to know that Warren Buffett, the world's most successful investor, has done pretty well for himself by going in the opposite direction i.e. concentration. In fact, when he thinks he has encountered a highly probable opportunity, he is not averse to investing even 40% of his total networth in one stock. Apparently, there's a formula out there that could help resolve the mystery behind Buffett's highly concentrated bets at times. Read on to find out... (InfoBarrel)

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