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KansDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-24-04 09:05 PM
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224. Does this language suggest anything?
I'm not sure if this is significant, but does this language mean anything with regard to Election2004:

If one has a certain amount of assets and wants to allocate them among N securities, the philosophy of Markowitz is to diversify efficiently. The idea is to pick the portfolio that minimizes the investors risk

The philosophy behind using the variance function as a risk function is that one should minimize the deviation from the mean. The semivariance method says that positive deviation from the mean is okay, but negative deviation should be minimized.


I not sure if I found anything but could formulas involving investing be used in swaying election results?
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