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Understanding risk and return

John Y. Campbell

Understanding risk and return

by John Y. Campbell

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rate of return -- Mathematical models.,
  • Risk -- Mathematical models.,
  • Stocks -- Mathematical models.,
  • Bonds -- Mathematical models.,
  • Assets (Accounting) -- Prices -- Mathematical models.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn Y. Campbell.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper no. 4554, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 4554.
    ContributionsNational Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination36, [15] p. :
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22427180M

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    Understanding & Comparing Risk The method described in the original article basically assumes that adding a consequence and a probability together will yield a meaningful number. If we add the two numbers together, which do not have the same units of measure, the end result is meaningless. Average Return% % 34% chance Range of returns and probabilities of getting those returns In any given year% % chance % chance Risk 6 Total Risk Portfolio Size 1 20 30 Systematic Risk Diversification - getting rid of unique risk σ ~ 27% 10 .

      The headlines: There are three major types of investments used to build your portfolio: equities, bonds, and alternative investments.; When you’re choosing a mix of the three, it’s important to understand how they differ on risk and return. Finding the right balance of risk and return to suit your goals is an important step in the investing process. The point I am trying to make is, understanding risk-return is not that simple. Taking higher risk definitely means higher return, but the probability of those higher returns is smaller, or lesser. I was doing some research on Indian equity market index to understand it little better so that I can increase my allocation.


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