The Efficient Frontier represents the combinations of portfolios that offer the highest return at any given level of risk. Standard deviation is the most common proxy for portfolio risk. It is visualized as a risk-return plot with risk on the x-axis and return on the y-axis.
Some other related topics you might be interested to explore are Portfolio Risk, Portfolio Return, and Optimal Risky Portfolio.
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The Efficient Frontier is among the topics included in the Portfolio Management module of the CFA Level 1 Curriculum.