Strategies

Diversification

Diversification

A risk management strategy, diversification is the process of mixing a wide variety of investments within a portfolio. The principle behind this approach is that a portfolio comprising different kinds of assets will, typically, yield higher long-term profits and reduce the risk of any individual security.

Terms

Correlation
Investment Portfolio
Return
Volatility

Mentioned by the Following

Asset Classes

Commodity
Fine Art
Managed Futures

Entities

36 South Capital Advisors
ACIES Asset Management AG
Albright Capital
Aspect Capital
Beach Point Capital Management
Blankenship Financial Planning
BnkToTheFuture
CAM Capital
Dreman Value Management
Hackett Financial Advisors
Headwaters Solutions LP
Icahn Enterprises
Mutiny Fund
Ollari Consulting
One River Asset Management
Pan American Silver Corp.
Salient
Tocqueville Bullion Reserve

People

Alan Gula
Axel Merk
Doug Eberhardt
Keith Fitz-Gerald
Martin Leibowitz
Michael Valdes
Sam Zell

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Publication Types

Absolute Return
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Hedging
Value Investing

Strategies

Individual Stock
Risk Management