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EDM
Electronic Document Manager. A version-controlled repository integrated into Webfolio, it can store the following documents linked to Portfolios, Securities, and Contacts: portfolio-related documents (reports, tickets or external documents such as client-related information); security-related documents (reports or external documents such as fund and manager-related information); contact-related documents (emails or fund manager biographies). It can also be used stand-alone to store any type of documents (e.g., MS Word documents, MS Excel spreadsheets, TXT files, GIF images).

efficient frontier
The combination of securities that maximizes the expected return for any level of expected risk, or that minimizes expected risk for any level of expected return.

entity
In Webfolio, an entity is a major data type - a portfolio; a product; an account; an operation; a contact; or a user. An entity has a number of properties and functions associated with it, as well the entities are related to one another to form the basic data model.

equalization
An accounting methodology designed to insure that not only the investment manager is paid the correct incentive, performance or profit sharing fee, but also that the incentive fees are fairly allocated between each investor in the fund.

equiweight (equi-weight)
During back-testing, a user-selectable distribution of a fund’s weight onto the remaining funds if a fund disappears during the backward calculation process. The weight is distributed evenly first on funds with the same style, then on all the remaining funds.

EURIBOR
Euro Interbank Offered Rate. The rate at which Euro interbank term deposits within the Euro zone are offered by one prime bank to another prime bank

ex ante
Latin for "beforehand". In models where there is uncertainty that is resolved during the course of events, the ex ante values (e.g., of expected gain) are those that are calculated in advance of the resolution of uncertainty. In Webfolio, constraint results are determined ex ante during an investment session prior to the actual execution of the trades.

ex post
Latin for "after the fact". In models where there is uncertainty that is resolved during the course of events, the ex post values (e.g., of expected gain) are those that are calculated after the uncertainty has been resolved. In Webfolio, constraints results are determined ex post an evaluation.

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