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What percent of a portfolio should be directed to high risk assets to enable outsized returns?

There's no concrete answer to this question. This change from individual to individual. The answer is dependent on so many factor and cannot be summarised, to name some: It might change for a person ...
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What percent of a portfolio should be directed to high risk assets to enable outsized returns?

Zero percent of the portfolio that you are actually counting on being there in the future should be at high risk. High risk is what you might do with a small amount that you can afford to lose, in the ...
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What percent of a portfolio should be directed to high risk assets to enable outsized returns?

Over the years, I predicted a few assets that went up in price a ton. That's not the point. Anybody can predict assets that went up a ton. If I name a hundred hot stocks right now, many of them will ...
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Is it feasible for a small retail UK resident to buy UK inflation-linked GILTs directly from the issuer?

The DMO Approved Group of Investors scheme is administered by Computershare, and an application form for individuals can be downloaded from their website. The form itself asks for standard KYC ...
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Is it feasible for a small retail UK resident to buy UK inflation-linked GILTs directly from the issuer?

The requirements you linked are only to buy gilts directly from the UK Debt Management Office (probably to reduce counterparty risk and overhead) but there is a secondary market for gilts. You can ...
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How can I calculate cumulative rate/gains for retirement fund in a spreadsheet throughout a year?

If you look at gains more frequently then annually, then you compound those gains to come up with an equivalent annual rate. The simplest way to do that is to add 1 to each periodic rate and multiply ...
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How can I calculate cumulative rate/gains for retirement fund in a spreadsheet throughout a year?

As an unrealistically simple scenario, let's say each quarter I see exactly a 2% gain each quarter. Do I add the four quarters up (2% x 4) and arrive at the healthy 8% return, or do I need 8% each ...
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Are leveraged risk-parity portfolios too good be true?

Leverage (taking on debt to use for investing) can increase your returns, at the cost of additional ongoing interest expense. If your interest expense is less than the money earned by the investments, ...
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