All Canadian stock markets combined have thousands of stocks (collectively), and if you add the potential U.S. securities to the mix, which are even more numerous, the number becomes too unwieldy to keep track of for a single investor, even with all the new tools.
There are a few ways you can keep track of your most favourite securities and budding prospects; foremost among them would be a watchlist. But a few investors take a different approach. They invest a very small sum of money in the stocks they want to keep tabs on, making them part of their portfolio and allowing them to keep a closer eye on changes and patterns compared to a watchlist.
But that’s not the only reason people invest smaller sums in stocks. Indeed, many people are in the habit of investing their savings right away (no matter how small) to give them as much time […]
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