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An Investment policy statement (IPS) is a statement that defines general investment goals and objectives. It describes the strategies that will be used to meet these objectives and contains specific information on subjects such as asset allocation, risk tolerance, and liquidity requirements.
Consider the use of a simple investing plan (see below):
- For investors challenged by the complexity of an Investment Policy Statement
- When the investment objectives don't justify the effort needed to create an Investment Policy Statement (more...)
This week in financial history
- 1963 - The first listing of a Eurobond, the Autostrade issue for the Italian motorway network, took place on this date on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange.Source: History
- 1985 - The Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. (CFP Board) was founded on July 22, 1985. The CFP Board sets and enforces the requirements for CFP® certification for financial planners in the United States. Source: CFP Board annual reports
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