Magic Of Diversification

Business / Finance / Magic Of Diversification: The effective reduction of risk (variance) of a portfolio, achieved without reduction to expected returns through the combination of assets with low or negative correlations (covariances). Related: Markowitz diversification.

Other Words for Magic

Magic Noun Synonyms: witchcraft, sorcery, wizardry, black magic, necromancy, black art, voodoo, obeahism, devilry or deviltry, diabolism, demonolatry, occultism, sortilege, theurgy, white magic, spell
Magic Adjective Synonyms: magical, enchanting, entrancing, bewitching, fascinating, hypnotic, mesmerizing, entrancing, spellbinding, charming, magnetic, ensorcelling

Pick Off

Entertainment / Baseball / Pick Off: An attempt by the pitcher to get a base runner out by throwing to the base from the stretch position. MORE


Entertainment / Music / Pianoforte: Original name for the piano. MORE

Physician Profiling

Health / Health Insurance / Physician Profiling: In the context of a pharmacy benefit plan, the process of compiling data on physician prescribing patterns and comparing physicians' actual prescribing patterns to expected patterns within select drug MORE


Entertainment / Photography / Photoflood: Artificial light source using a tungsten filament lamp and a dish reflector. MORE

Picked Off

Entertainment / Football / Picked Off: Intercepted. MORE

Pie Model Of Capital Structure

Business / Finance / Pie Model Of Capital Structure: A model of the debt-equity ratio of the firms, graphically depicted in slices of a pie that represent the value of the firm in the capital markets. MORE