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At a basic level, yes. Most finance websites will quote a "Beta" for a stock, which is the sensitivity the stock has to the price of the underlying market. It's also a rough measure of risk - if a stock has a beta of 2, it will fluctuate twice as much as the market, so it is "riskier" than average by that definition. The Beta quoted is ...


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how is this possible? It's possible if you have periods of large relative losses but didn't have as much money in your portfolio during those times. TWR is a way to measure how well what you are invested in performs. It removes any bias introduced by having more invested at certain periods than others. So if you had, say a stock that dropped 50%, then ...


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