# Which of the following statements about the minimum variance portfolio of all risky securities are valid? (Assume short sales are allowed.) Explain. a. Its variance must be lower than those of all other securities or portfolios. b. Its expected return

Which of the following statements about the minimum variance portfolio of all risky securities are valid? (Assume short sales are allowed.) Explain.

a. Its variance must be lower than those of all other securities or portfolios.

b. Its expected return can be lower than the risk- free rate.

c. It may be the optimal risky portfolio.

d. It must include all individual securities.

Expected Return

The expected return is the profit or loss an investor anticipates on an investment that has known or anticipated rates of return (RoR). It is calculated by multiplying potential outcomes by the chances of them occurring and then totaling these... Portfolio

A portfolio is a grouping of financial assets such as stocks, bonds, commodities, currencies and cash equivalents, as well as their fund counterparts, including mutual, exchange-traded and closed funds. A portfolio can also consist of non-publicly...

a. Its variance must be lower than those of all other securities or portfolios.

b. Its expected return can be lower than the risk- free rate.

c. It may be the optimal risky portfolio.

d. It must include all individual securities.

Expected Return

The expected return is the profit or loss an investor anticipates on an investment that has known or anticipated rates of return (RoR). It is calculated by multiplying potential outcomes by the chances of them occurring and then totaling these... Portfolio

A portfolio is a grouping of financial assets such as stocks, bonds, commodities, currencies and cash equivalents, as well as their fund counterparts, including mutual, exchange-traded and closed funds. A portfolio can also consist of non-publicly...

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