Ask a Fool: Is It Better to Buy One High-Priced Stock or Multiple Lower-Priced Stocks?

In this edition of The Motley Fool's "Ask a Fool" series, Motley Fool One analyst Jason Moser takes a question from a Fool reader who asks: "If you have about $500 to invest, is it better to buy one share of a $500 stock like Apple or 30 shares of a $17 stock like Ford ?

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Jason Moser has no position in any stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool recommends Apple and Ford. The Motley Fool owns shares of Apple and Ford. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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