1. Calculate the average rate of return for each stock during the period 2000 – 2009.
2. Assume you held a portfolio of 70% Stock A and 30% Stock B during the period. Calculate the assumed rate of return each year for your portfolio. Then calculate the average rate of return for the entire period for your portfolio.
3. Calculate the standard deviation for each stock and for your portfolio during the period.
4. Calculate the coefficient of variation for each stock and for the portfolio.