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    CAPM in FRM part I book 1 - CML vs SML

    Hi all, reading the FRM part I book 1 on CAPM (p. 75) I noticed that the text refers to the relationship between beta and expected return as the Capital Market Line. To me this is wrong as what they are describing is the Security Market Line. There is an important distinction between the two as...
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    YouTube T1-8 Capital market line (CML) versus security market line (SML)

    The CML contains ONLY efficient portfolios (and plots return against volatility; aka, total risk) while the SML plots any portfolio (and plots return against beta; aka, systematic risks) including inefficient portfolios. The XLS David used in the video is located here https://trtl.bz/2Fru70r
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    Hi David, As I read the chapters on CAPM, I'm a bit confused as to what's the relationship between SML, CML and CAPM. The book seem to associate CAPM exclusively with SML, but CML is also in the same chapter. Could you kindly explain a that's the association between CML to CAPM. Is CML also...
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    Question on CML and Market Portfolio

    Hi David, I am studying the diagram of Expected Return vs Volatility of a portfolio of risk free asset + risky asset. The diagram showed CML and the market portfolio which I have a question on. Points along the CML (Between risk free return and market portfolio) is a...