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portfolio

1. a flat case, esp of leather, used for carrying maps, drawings, etc.
2. the contents of such a case, such as drawings, paintings, or photographs, that demonstrate recent work
3. such a case used for carrying ministerial or state papers
4. the responsibilities or role of the head of a government department
5. Minister without portfolio a cabinet minister who is not responsible for any government department
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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 returns.
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(SM).
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 on Feb.