1. What investment options are open to Elaine?
2. What chance does she have of earning a satisfactory return if she invests her $15,000 in?
(a) Blue chip stocks
(b) Growth stocks
(c) Speculative stocks
(d) Corporate bonds
(e) Municipal bonds?
3. Discuss the factors you would consider when analyzing these alternate investment vehicles.
4. What recommendation would you make to Elaine regarding her available investment alternatives? Explain.