Adventures in Financial Analysis

My continuing journey into the world of finance.

Tag

risk

Is Your Thrift Savings Plan Optimized?

“What should I do with my Thrift Savings Plan?” I get that question all the time. If you don’t know what the Thrift Savings Plan is, you can check out my post covering the basics of the Thrift Savings Plan… Continue Reading →

Portfolio Risk Management and the Norden Bombsight

Portfolio risk management is similar to the Norden Bombsight. What is the Norden Bombsight, and what do I mean exactly? The Norden Bombsight was an engineering triumph; an analog computational device that allowed American bombers in World War II to… Continue Reading →

Do Taxes Reduce Risk?

While studying for the CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) level 3 exam, there is a concept I came across which is new to me. In a taxable investment, volatility lowers risk. Here’s the formula: σAT = σ ( 1 – t… Continue Reading →

© 2017 Adventures in Financial Analysis — Powered by WordPress

Theme by Anders NorenUp ↑