Why are investors risk-averse? How can investors deal with different degrees of risk?
2. What is the expected return on a portfolio? How can the expected return on a portfolio be manipulated to minimize the risk on that portfolio?
3. What is the beta coefficient for a firm? What does it tell us about the firm? Why do similar firms have different beta coefficients?
1. Answer the General Questions and post your responses to the Discussion Area by Saturday, May 11, 2013. Be sure to explain your answers thoroughly, use specific examples, and cite your sources.