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Question 1 A. “An investment is the current commitment of dollars for a period of time in order to derive future payments that will compensate the investor for the time the funds are committed, the expected rate of inflation, and the uncertainty of the future payments.”- Discuss i. Risk Premium ii. The major sources of uncertainty. B. You are considering acquiring shares of common stock in the Madison Corporation. Your rate of return expectations is as follows: Compute the expected return [ E ( Ri )] on your investment in Madison. Question 2 A. “The asset allocation decision is not an isolated choice; rather, it is a component of a portfolio management process.” Discourse the process. B. “The portfolio’s performance should be compared to guidelines specified in the policy statement, not on the portfolio’s overall return.” – Elucidate the standards for evaluating portfolio performance. Question 3 A. “Capital market instruments are fixed-income obligations that trade in the secondary market, which means you can buy and sell them to other individuals or institutions.” – Expound the types of securities.

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