The Franko Company has a beta of 1.09. By what percent will the rate of return on the stock of Franko Company increase if the market rate of return rises by 3%?

A portfolio consisting of four shares is expected to produce returns of 9%, 11%, 3% and 17%, respectively, over the next four years. What is the standard deviation of these expected returns?

Over the long term, a portfolio consisting of an ASX200 index and an EAFE index will generally produce returns and have risk than a portfolio comprised solely of the ASX200 index.

Small company shares are yielding 15.7% while the Treasury bill has a 4.3% yield and a bank savings account is yielding 3.8%. What is the risk premium on small company shares?

Dr. Z's portfolio consists of four stocks: AZMN, 35%, beta 2..4; MKR, 20%, beta 1.6; ABDE, 25%, beta 1.8; and SBUK, 20%, beta 2.1. Compute Dr. Z's portfolio beta. Does he seem to be a conservative or aggressive investor?