Four ways to build a portfolio
Long term investors benefit greatly from steady, consistent additions to an investment portfolio through two important factors -- the compounding of returns, and the potential of dollar cost averaging. See how to get started in four different ways, from DIY, to automatic investing, and more.
Senior Strategist, Trader Education, E*TRADE Securities LLC
Dave Whitmore is a Senior Strategist of Trader Education with E*TRADE Securities LLC. Dave has been teaching investments and trading for more than twenty years. He has worked with thousands of investors, at events and online, and taught a wide range of topics, including technical analysis, stock fundamentals, stock selection, risk management, options, and exchange-traded funds. Dave holds an MBA from New York University and a BA in business economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara. He lives in New Jersey with his wife and two children where he enjoys high school sports, competitive dance, golf, skiing, Jeopardy, jazz, and amateur ornithology.