Asset Allocation: Balancing Financial Risk
Financial experts agree: Asset allocation is the key strategies for maintaining a consistent yet superior rate of investment return. Now, Roger Gibson's Asset Allocation - the bestselling reference book on this popular subject for a decade has been updated to keep pace with the latest developments and findings. This Third Edition provides step-by-step strategies for implementing asset allocation in a high return/low risk portfolio, educating financial planning clients on the solid logic behind asset allocation, and more.
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Why Isnt Everyone Doing MultipleAssetClass Investing?
Additional Observations Regarding Optimization
Know Your Client
Develop a Frame of Reference Regarding Investment
Prepare an Investment Policy Statement
The Portfolio Balance Model
A More Detailed Discussion of Diversification
Investment Policy Statement
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Page 83 - Remember that money is of a prolific generating nature. Money can beget money, and its offspring can beget more, and so on.
Page 81 - In investment management, the real opportunity to achieve superior results is not in scrambling to outperform the market, but in establishing and adhering to appropriate investment policies over the long term — policies that position the portfolio to benefit from riding with the main long-term forces in the market.
Page 53 - THE best way to suppose what may come, is to remember what is past.
Page 99 - Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.
Page 286 - Ph.D. candidate in the Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh. He holds an MBA from the University of Hawaii, and has seven years of experience in the computer industry.
Page 5 - But farther, not only is there but one way of doing things rightly, but there is only one way of seeing them, and that is, seeing the whole of them, without any choice, or more intense perception of one point than another, owing to our special idiosyncrasies.
Page 83 - He who wishes to be rich in a day will be hanged in a year.
Page 106 - Ibbotson Associates, Inc. All rights reserved. [Certain portions of this work were derived from copyrighted works of Roger G. Ibbotson and Rex Sinquefield...
Page 1 - Let every man divide his money into three parts and invest a third in land, a third in business and a third let him keep in reserve.
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