1. Standard deviation.Define "risk".
2. A variable added to the math make SV performance consistent with the EMH.
That's about a 2% real return. Most are saying they did better than that.daryll40 wrote:I'm about where most of you are...my 60/40 portfolio is at 6.1% YTD gross return. Includes REITS which have finally come back to earth somewhat.
12.5% of portfolioPlainJane wrote:I'm always a little confused when people talk about their allocations. Is this 12.5% of portfolio or 12.5% of your equities allocation?. Plus I have considerably less than 12.5% in RE.
I heard a talk by Greenspan where he referred off-hand to the fact that investor are acting as if China stocks are invested in private property, but legally the private property does not exist.haban01 wrote:China's stock market is closed system, regulated and controlled by the government. :roll:
True, watching paint dry is a bit less interesting than watching paint run.ddb wrote:[Personally, I'm glad for the various threads. You can only read about somebody diversifying and rebalancing so much before it starts to get kind of boring