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The probability distribution of a less risky expected return is more peaked than that of a riskier return. What shape would the probability distribution be for (a) completely certain returns and (b) completely uncertain returns? The probability distribution of a less risky expected return is more peaked than that of a riskier return. What shape wou...
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Suppose you owned a portfolio consisting of $250,000 of long-term U.S. government bonds. a. Would your portfolio be riskless? Explain. b. Now suppose the portfolio consists of $250,000 of 30-day Treasury bills. Every 30 days your bills mature, and you will reinvest the principal ($250,000) in a new batch of bills. You plan to live on the investment...
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BETA AND THE REQUIRED RATE OF RETURN ECRI Corporation is a holding company with four main subsidiaries. The percentage of its capital invested in each of the subsidiaries (and their respective betas) is as follows: a. What is the holding company's beta? BETA AND THE REQUIRED RATE OF RETURN ECRI Corporation is a holding company with four main subsid...
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What are some important concepts for individual investors to consider when evaluating the risk and returns of various investments?
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How does the correlation between returns on a project and returns on the firm's other assets affect the project's risk?
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