Opinion: What was the top stock of 2019? And should it be in your retirement account?

While the best stock in the S&P 1500 has a year-to-date gain of more than 450%, Professor of Finance Hank Bessembinder's research shows why a diversified investment strategy is better than to risk everything on a few stocks.

In this story published Dec. 24, 2019, on MarketWatch:

The results help to explain why poorly diversified active strategies most often underperform market averages.

Hank Bessembinder, who is the Francis J. and Mary B. Labriola Endowed Chair in Competitive Business



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