Portfolio Selection: Efficient Diversification of Investments
by Harry M. Markowitz
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons 1959
Number of pages: 356
This is a classic book, representing the first major breakthrough in the field of modern financial theory. In effect, it created the mathematics of portfolio selection in a model which has turned out to be the indispensable building block from which the theory of the demand for risky securities is constructed.
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