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Two Asset Portfolio Calculator: Introduction

The Two Asset Portfolio Calculator can be used to find the Expected Return, Variance, and Standard Deviation for portfolios formed from two assets.

  1. Expected Return Fields - Enter the Expected Return on Stocks 1 and 2 in these fields.
  2. Standard Deviation Fields - Enter the Standard Deviation on Stocks 1 and 2 in these fields.
  3. Correlation Coefficient Fields - Enter the Correlation Coefficient between the returns on Stocks 1 and 2 in this field.
  4. Buttons - Press the Calculate button to calculate the Expected Return, Variance and Standard Deviation on portfolios formed from Stocks 1 and 2. Press the Clear button to clear the calculator.
  5. Portfolio Returns - The Expected Return, Variance, and Standard Deviation for the portfolios formed from Stocks 1 and 2 are displayed in this table. For each row in the table, the first column indicates the weight of Stock 1 in the portfolio (the weight of Stock 2 is 100% minus the weight of Stock 1), the second column provides the Expected Return on the portfolio, the third column provides the Variance of the portfolio, and the fourth column provides the Standard Deviation of the portfolio.

Now you are ready to use the Two Asset Portfolio Calculator.

 

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