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What does MPT stand for?

MPT stands for Modern Portfolio Theory (investing)

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Modern Portfolio Theory in isolation now appears desperately old-fashioned and obsolete for one simple reason say the authors - it does not work.
The funds will be designed under modern portfolio theory across a balanced and diversified portfolio both in terms of geography and asset class which will allow Islamic investors replicate a range of choice not previously available outside traditional investments within Sharia-compliant parameters.
Theories that were leading edge at that time, such as the Capital Asset Pricing Model and Modern Portfolio Theory, are now widely accepted and used today.
This is in order to reveal some of the faults coming from basing decisions only on the first and second moments of the probability distributions, as in the modern portfolio theory (MPT).
Drawing from updated and more complete databases than the first edition and including a CD-ROM with case studies and analysis, this new edition explores: * Ratio analysis * Profits and financial risk * Statistical analysis, modeling and simultaneous equations * Modern portfolio theory and multi-factor risk models * Optimization of efficient portfolios * Potential added risks and returns of socially responsible investing.
The simplified and prevailing version of Modern Portfolio Theory is to have a blend of bonds and stocks, adjusting the relative percentages according to the desired risk profile of the portfolio in question (more bonds = less risk/ more stocks = more risk).