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- The Canadian Investment Opportunity Set, 1967-1993. Korkie, Bob; Turtle, Harry // Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences (Canadian Journal of;Sep98, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p213
Characterizes the Canadian investment opportunity set (IOS), a representation of the risk and return choices available to investors based on estimated conditional means and dispersions for equities, bills, bonds and real estate, over the period from 1967 to 1993. Insights regarding the...
- Swim against the tide. // Money Today;Dec2010, p8
This article offers tips on maximizing returns of investment.
- Portfolio selection with stable distributed returns. Ortobelli, Sergio; Huber, Isabella; Schwartz, Eduardo // Mathematical Methods of Operations Research;2002, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p265
This paper analyzes and discusses the stable distributional approach in portfolio choice theory. We consider different hypotheses of portfolio selection with stable distributed returns and, more generally, with heavy-tailed distributed returns. In particular, we examine empirical differences...
- Pave a path to profits by watching costs. Halverson, Guy // Christian Science Monitor;9/29/97, Vol. 89 Issue 213, p9
Provides advise for investors wishing to bolster returns by cutting costs. Expectations for slower market returns in late 1997 and early 1998; How corporate profits are predicted to perform; The importance of looking at commissions when purchasing stocks or bonds; Avoiding entry loads; Looking...
- STASH YOUR CASH WHERE IT WORKS FOR YOU. // Overdrive;May2000, Vol. 40 Issue 5, p29
Explores options in looking for investment vehicles that offer the best rates of return. Reasons for avoiding checking accounts; Returns of certificates of deposits; Investments in money market mutual funds.
- University endowments booming. Clair, Chris // Pensions & Investments;9/18/2000, Vol. 28 Issue 19, p3
Focuses on the endowment returns of top universities in the United States. Benefits of bull markets for schools; Impact of venture capital investments on endowment funds; Account of the survey conducted by the Cambridge Associates for the National Association of College and University Business...
- 21.7 Percent, A Reasonable Return. // Practical Accountant;Sep2000, Vol. 33 Issue 9, p24
Focuses on a study by Scudder Kemper Investments, which dealt with reasonable annual rates of return from investments for different age brackets. World War II generation; Swing generation; Baby boomer generation; Generation X; Millennial generation.
- Judging Your Portfolio's Return, Given Its Risk. Lindahl, Mary; Wachowicz Jr., John // Review of Business;Spring/Summer2001, Vol. 22 Issue 1/2, p59
Investors like to get paid for taking on the extra risk of the stock market. If your portfolio is riskier than average, you should get paid for that, too. This article discusses risk levels, as measured in "beta," to help you judge whether or not your portfolio is out performing the market.
- Does EBITDA matter? Scales, Ian // Telecom Asia;Jun2002, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p56
Assesses the usefulness of EBITDA in measuring the performance of telecommunication in businesses. Comparison of EBITDA and the return on investment performance measures; Rate of growth of the telecommunication (telecom) sector; Competitiveness in the telecom market.
- JPM Structures Derivatives Index. Appin, Rick // Bank Loan Report;12/10/2001, Vol. 16 Issue 47, p1
Describes the use of the Domestic High Yield Index, a credit derivatives-based instrument to broaden investors' yield and return exposure in a market which proves to be illiquid. Exposure of investors to a list of credits without actually having to buy the bonds; Bonds and credit derivatives...