ERIC Number: EJ1042732
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 9
Portfolio Analysis for Vector Calculus
Kaplan, Samuel R.
PRIMUS, v25 n1 p31-40 2015
Classic stock portfolio analysis provides an applied context for Lagrange multipliers that undergraduate students appreciate. Although modern methods of portfolio analysis are beyond the scope of vector calculus, classic methods reinforce the utility of this material. This paper discusses how to introduce classic stock portfolio analysis in a vector calculus course including basic assumptions, worked examples, and sources for real data.
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, College Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction, Calculus, Teaching Methods, Investment, Portfolios (Background Materials), Evaluation, Money Management, Risk, Risk Assessment
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Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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