investment portfolio

  

Definition

Pool of different investments by which an investor bets to make a profit (or income) while aiming to preserve the invested (principal) amount. These investments are chosen generally on the basis of different risk-reward combinations: from 'low risk, low yield' (gilt edged) to 'high risk, high yield' (junk bonds) ones; or different types of income streams: steady but fixed, or variable but with a potential for growth.

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  • The investment portfolio for an individual approaching retirement would most likely include a greater percentage of conservative assets versus that of an individual having just entered the workforce.

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  • Our investment portfolio idea was good because my manager was really good at making bets and this was an area where that kind of thinking prevailed.

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  • The investment portfolio was diverse enough to demonstrate that we did not have all of our eggs in one basket.

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