Evaluating portfolio policies

a duality approach
  • 24 Pages
  • 1.44 MB
  • English
National Bureau of Economic Research , Cambridge, Mass
Investments -- Mathematical models, Portfolio management -- Mathematical m
StatementMartin B. Haugh, Leonid Kogan, Jiang Wang.
SeriesNBER working paper series -- no. 9861., Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 9861.
ContributionsKogan, Leonid, 1974-, Wang, Jiang, 1959-, National Bureau of Economic Research.
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17615552M

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Tracking the portfolio’s performance against benchmarks allows smaller adjustments to be made along the way. Step 3: Determine Asset Allocation Using the risk-return profile, an investor can.

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