Is Markowitz Wrong? Market Turmoil Fuels Nontraditional Approaches to Managing Investment Risk

Holton, Lisa
January 2009
Journal of Financial Planning;Jan2009, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p20
Academic Journal
The article discusses changes that have occurred in the way in which investment risk is being managed in light of the economic crisis which occurred in the U.S. in 2008. The impact that a change in opinions regarding traditional asset management has had on investments is discussed. The opinions that various financial executives, such as Robert Brown, have in regards to asset allocations are mentioned. The opinions that mathematician Louis Bachelier had regarding investment risk in the early 1900s are discussed. INSETS: What's 'Alternative'?;Alternative Thinking: How New Asset Classes....


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