We limited our cloud portfolio to a fictional $1,000 (approximately) of shares in each of six different companies. So when we chose Google, that meant we were held to a scant two shares. Between Nov. 27, 2009 and Jan. 19, 2011, though, Google shares were still up by 11.4 percent in value. Even for a relatively mature stock, double digit growth in its shares still beats bank interest.
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