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trading portfolio return: Original post by Mark Kennan of Demand Media When you have a trading portfolio, you need a way to measure the performance of your investments. The total return of your portfolio measures the raw gain or loss, including any dividends that you earn. You need to include dividends because a stock may only have a nominal gain, or even a loss, but that can be offset if the company pays significant…

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