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"Alpha" is a measure of the active return on your investment, in other words, the performance of that investment when compared with a suitable market index. An alpha of 1% means the investment's return on investment over a selected period of time was 1% better than the market during that same period. That's what we do - aim to add Alpha to your portfolio over the long term.