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Which of the following statements is CORRECT If the

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Which of the following statements is CORRECT?
If the returns on two stocks are perfectly positively correlated (i.e., the correlation coefficient is +1) and the stocks have equal standard deviations, an equally weighted portfolio of the two stocks will have a standard deviation that is less than that of the individual stocks.
A portfolio with a large number of randomly selected stocks would have more market risk than a single stock that has a beta of 0.5, assuming that the stock's beta was correctly calculated and is stable.
If a stock has a negative beta, its expected return must be negative.
A portfolio with a large number of randomly selected stocks would have less market risk than a single stock that has a beta of 0.5.
According to the CAPM, stocks with higher standard deviations of returns must also have higher expected returns
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Finance
Expert:  Manal Elkhoshkhany replied 6 years ago.
A portfolio with a large number of randomly selected stocks would have more market risk than a single stock that has a beta of 0.5, assuming that the stock's beta was correctly calculated and is stable
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