Portfolio

Business / Loan / Portfolio: A combination of assets held for its investment benefits, including financial and non-financial returns. The asset mix is usually varied in kind and size to maintain an acceptable level of risk and return.

Minimum-Variance Portfolio

Business / Finance / Minimum-Variance Portfolio: The portfolio of risky assets with lowest variance. MORE

Passive Portfolio Strategy

Business / Finance / Passive Portfolio Strategy: A strategy that involves minimal expectational input, and instead relies on diversification to match the performance of some market index. A passive strategy assumes that the marketplace will reflect MORE

Active Portfolio Strategy

Business / Finance / Active Portfolio Strategy: A strategy that uses available information and forecasting techniques to seek better performance than a buy and hold portfolio. Related: Passive portfolio strategy. MORE

Market Portfolio

Business / Finance / Market Portfolio: A portfolio consisting of all assets available to investors, with each asset held in proportion to its market value relative to the total market value of all assets. MORE

Portfolio Variance

Business / Finance / Portfolio Variance: Weighted sum of the covariance and variances of the assets in a portfolio. MORE

Portfolio Turnover

Business / Taxes / Portfolio Turnover: Portfolio turnover is the rate at which a mutual fund manager buys or sells securities in a fund, or an individual investor buys and sells securities in a brokerage account. A rapid turnover rate, whi MORE

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