# Minimum-variance frontier

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## Minimum-variance frontier

Graph of the lowest possible portfolio variance that is attainable for a given portfolio expected return.

## Minimum-Variance Frontier

In Markowitz portfolio theory, the frontier on a chart representing a portfolio with the least amount of volatility. That is, a minimum-variance frontier consists of data points representing stocks with a certain level of volatility and therefore risk, while the frontier represents a portfolio in which the volatilities of each individual stock offset each other. A minimum-variance frontier is also a Markowitz efficient frontier if it also represents the maximum level of return for its level of risk.
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At any rate, when you watch those live crabs that nestle here on this bonnet, such an idea will be almost sure to occur to you; unless, indeed, your fancy has been fixed by the technical term crown also bestowed upon it; in which case you will take great interest in thinking how this mighty monster is actually a diademed king of the sea, whose green crown has been put together for him in this marvellous manner.
It went on for an hour, then the tired child went to sleep, and it was pitiful to hear her moan and nestle, and I couldn't do anything for her.
Of yourself you could come with soft flight and nestle against my heart, if you would: seized against your will, you will elude the grasp like an essence--you will vanish ere I inhale your fragrance.
Peggotty's delight, as her joyous eyes expressed, was stopped by our entrance (for she saw us first) in the very act of springing from Ham to nestle in Mr.
It must nestle everywhere, settle everywhere, establish connexions everywhere.
Poyser, leaning back and rocking the chair, while she tried to make Totty nestle against her.
for I had ever remarked, that however sad or harassed her countenance might be when I entered a room, yet after I had been near her, spoken to her a few words, given her some directions, uttered perhaps some reproofs, she would, all at once, nestle into a nook of happiness, and look up serene and revived.
A friend of the family pictures the death-bed scene-mother and husband trying to impart warmth to her by chafing her hands and her feet, while her pet cat was suffered to nestle upon her bosom for the sake of added warmth.
Old men and women can sit by it with their thin hands clasped, the little children can nestle down in front, the friend and neighbor has his welcome corner by its side, and even shaggy Fido and sleek Titty can toast their noses at the bars.
Its snow-white houses nestle cosily in a sea of fresh green vegetation, and no village could look prettier or more attractive.
We nestle in nature, and draw our living as parasites from her roots and grains, and we receive glances from the heavenly bodies, which call us to solitude and foretell the remotest future.
All around grew a mass of feathery ferns such as hide and nestle in cool places, and up to Robin's nostrils came the tender odor of the wild thyme, that loves the moist verges of running streams.
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