An investment portfolio is the complete total of someone’s investments. For example, if you owned 1,000 shares of Acme Widgets and 1,000 shares of a mutual fund, both those investments together would be your portfolio. Many investors try to build a portfolio that offers the best chance of investment profits without taking on too much risk.
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