Chapter 8 - Chapter 8 1. Which of the following statements...

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Chapter 8 1. Which of the following statements best describes what you should expect if you randomly select stocks and add them to your portfolio? a. Adding more such stocks will reduce the portfolio's unsystematic, or diversifiable, risk. b. Adding more such stocks will increase the portfolio's expected rate of return. c. Adding more such stocks will reduce the portfolio's beta coefficient and thus its systematic risk. d. Adding more such stocks will have no effect on the portfolio's risk. e. Adding more such stocks will reduce the portfolio's market risk but not its unsystematic risk. a 2. Which of the following statements is CORRECT? (Assume that the risk-free rate is a constant.) a. If the market risk premium increases by 1%, then the required return will increase for stocks that have a beta greater than 1.0, but it will decrease for stocks that have a beta less than 1.0. b. The effect of a change in the market risk premium depends on the slope of the yield curve. c. If the market risk premium increases by 1%, then the required return on all stocks will rise by 1%. d. If the market risk premium increases by 1%, then the required return will increase by 1% for a stock that has a beta of 1.0. e. The effect of a change in the market risk premium depends on
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This note was uploaded on 11/28/2010 for the course FIN 3403 taught by Professor Avondstost during the Fall '10 term at Miami Dade College, Miami.

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Chapter 8 - Chapter 8 1. Which of the following statements...

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