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The art of asset allocation

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A portfolio must provide for a scenario in which it does not suffer massive losses in the high-risk portions should a financial market crash soon after the money is put to work.

THERE was a popular Japanese video game in the 1990s called Pokemon with the slogan: "Gotta catch 'em all!". In the game, you collect monsters and train them to fight other monsters. Like that game, investors in financial markets also sometimes want to "catch them all".

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