A FIRM THAT CHOOSES TO BUILD internal infrastructure instead of outsourcing must establish cost-effective relationships with broker-dealers; invest in the managerial overhead necessary to create an operational fixed-income service; and train staff about customized fixed-income portfolios
Using data from reflective portfolios
constructed by teachers at the end of this program, I will argue that professional development based in reflective practice in teachers' classrooms provides the kinds of growth experiences for teachers called for by Stein, Smith & Silver (1999).
With the nationwide efforts to raise graduation standards and the increasing use of standardized testing, the idea of basing promotion and graduation decisions on portfolios
of students' work has fallen out of fashion as swiftly as slide rules gave way to calculators.
edu/ cidrweb/: Center for Instructional Development and Research (CIDR): Guidelines for the Preparation and Use of Teaching Portfolios
But cultivating a portfolio
that grows 100 percent in a downtrodden economy is no simple feat even for the most seasoned tycoon.
The success of these strategies can be dramatically improved if the individuals' investment professionals team with their other advisers so that they have the knowledge needed to properly structure portfolios
in a way that maximizes the tax reduction benefits.
To give a more elaborate definition, diversification may be defined as combining assets which are less than perfectly correlated in order to reduce portfolio
risk without sacrificing portfolio
Vanguard now offers a total of 15 stock and bond index portfolios
, which is the broadest array of passively managed portfolios
of any mutual fund complex.
It follows that the investment characteristics of portfolios
can be quite different from the characteristics of their component securities.
NYSE:AMP) today launched a new series of managed account portfolios
called Active Portfolios
In May 2003, the Writing Center offered a two-day workshop introducing electronic portfolios
to interested faculty members, hoping to acquaint faculty with new teaching tools and make them feel comfortable exploring programs they may not have had time to learn on their own.
THE PAYOFF: Whomever has the largest portfolio