Demystifying Smart Beta
Anthony B. Davidow, CIMA®, Vice President, Alternative Beta and Asset Allocation Strategist, Schwab Center for Financial Research, explains smart beta strategies and how they can be applied across asset classes.
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Capacity. The limit on the quantity of capital that can be deployed using a specific methodology without limitations.
Tracking error. Tracking errors are reported as a “standard deviation percentage” difference. This measure reports the difference between the return an investor receives and that of the benchmark he or she was attempting to imitate.(0116-0104)