Risk of portfolios, Applied Statistics

Risk of Portfolios

So far, we have seen the application of standard deviation in the context of risk in single investment. But usually most investors hold portfolios of securities. Hence a very pertinent question that needs to be asked is, "What happens when two or more securities are combined in a portfolio?", the answer to which once again involves standard deviation.

 

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Risk of Portfolios So far, we have seen the application of standard deviation in the context of risk in single investment. But usually most investors hold portfolios of securi