Investment portfolio asset allocation

This is one of the most agonising questions when it comes to investing, and the question which without a doubt presents the biggest of barrier to entry investing and source of self doubt; Investment portfolio asset allocation – what proportion should I structure my assets? Should I have more stocks than cash, or should I have bonds as well as cash? What about precious metals or other commodities? How do these assets behave and what is the optimum proportion to hold of each?

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