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Common stocks (i.e. ordinary shares) 133 Summary 136 Key terms 136 A reminder of your learning outcomes 136 Sample examination questions 136 Chapter 8: Securities and portfolios – risk and return 139 Aims 139 Learning objectives 139 Essential reading 139 Further reading 139 References 140 Introduction 140 Risk and return of a single financial security 140 Risk and return of a portfolio: portfolio analysis 144 Benefits of diversification 145 Mean-standard deviation portfolio theory 146 Asset pricing models 150 Arbitrage Pricing Theory (APT) 156 Summary 159 Key terms 159 A reminder of your learning outcomes 160 Sample examination questions 160 Chapter 9: Financial markets – transmission of information
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Unformatted text preview: 163 Aims 163 Learning objectives 163 Essential reading 163 Further reading 163 References 164 Introduction 164 Informational efficient markets 165 Concept of excess returns 166 Levels of informational market efficiency: weak, semi-strong and strong forms 168 Empirical evidence on efficient markets 170 Summary 176 Key terms 177 A reminder of your learning outcomes 177 Sample examination questions 177 Appendix 1: Solutions to numerical activities 179 Chapter 5 179 Chapter 6 179 Chapter 7 180 Chapter 8 181 Chapter 9 182 Appendix 2: Sample examination paper 183 Contents iii...
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This note was uploaded on 09/23/2009 for the course BUSI 101 taught by Professor Wormer during the Spring '08 term at Acton School of Business.

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