San Diego State University Operations And Supply Chain Management Assignment Help - Risk
Question - True or false? a. Investors prefer diversified companies because they are less risky. b. If stocks were perfectly positively correlated, diversification would not reduce risk. c. Diversification over a large number of assets completely eliminates risk. d. Diversification works only when assets are uncorrelated. e. A stock with a low standard deviation always contributes less to portfolio risk than a stock with a higher standard deviation. f. The contribution of a stock to the risk of a well-diversified portfolio depends on its market risk. g. A well-diversified portfolio with a beta of 2.0 is twice as risky as the market portfolio. h. An undiversified portfolio with a beta of 2.0 is less than twice as risky as the market portfolio.
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