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The Optimal Number of Securities in a Risky Asset Portfolio When There Are Fixed Costs of Transacting: Theory and Some Empirical Results

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  • Brennan, M. J.
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    Article provided by Cambridge University Press in its journal Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.

    Volume (Year): 10 (1975)
    Issue (Month): 03 (September)
    Pages: 483-496

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    Handle: RePEc:cup:jfinqa:v:10:y:1975:i:03:p:483-496_01

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