Asset Allocation Glossary
This Glossary identifies, defines, and clarifies the meaning of investment terms used by CalPERS in our investment policies. The purpose of the Glossary is to establish a uniform vocabulary of terms for users of these policies.
Choose from the letters below to find a specific Asset Allocation Investment Policy term or phrase. You'll also find information about the related policies and asset classes for each term.
Decision Factors - A measure or characteristic used for relating strategic goals to a specific asset allocation decision.
- Asset Allocation Strategy (PDF, 160 KB)
Diversification - Investing in multiple assets to avoid or reduce the exposure to any one source of risk.
- SIP CalPERS Target Retirement Date and POFF Funds (PDF, 108 KB)