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You hold a diversified portfolio consisting of a $10,000 investment in each of 20 different common stocks (that is, your total investment is...

9. You hold a diversified portfolio consisting of a $10,000 investment in each of 20 different common stocks (that is, your total investment is $200,000). The portfolio beta is equal to 1.2. You have decided to sell one of your stocks that has a beta equal to 0.7 for $10,000. You plan to use the proceeds to purchase another stock that has a beta equal to 1.4. What will be the beta of the new portfolio?

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