Markowitz efficient portfolio

Also called a mean-variance efficient portfolio, a portfolio that has the highest expected return at a given level of risk. The New York Times Financial Glossary
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Also called a mean-variance efficient portfolio, a portfolio that has the highest expected return at a given level of risk. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

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