Inflation, recession, and high interest rates are economic events that are best characterized as being: (1)
a. Among the factors that are responsible for systematic risk.
b. Company-specific risk factors that can be diversified away.
c. Systematic risk factors that can be diversified away.
d. Risks that are beyond the control of investors and thus should not be considered by security analysts or portfolio managers.
e. Irrelevant except to governmental authorities like the Federal Reserve.