Ask a Fool: Why Do Well-Performing Stocks Increase Risk?

In this video as part of our Ask a Fool series, Motley Fool One advisor Jason Moser takes a question from a Fool reader, who asks, "Why would a winning stock that has had a good run and now makes up a bigger portion of your portfolio, mean that there is a greater risk? Heard this argument on Market Foolery the other day. Doesn't make sense to me."

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The article Ask a Fool: Why Do Well-Performing Stocks Increase Risk? originally appeared on Fool.com.

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