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Question - Rick Masler is considering the performance of the managers of two funds, the HCM Fund and the
GRT Fund.
He uses a linear regression of each manager’s excess returns (ri) against the excess returns of a
peer group (rB):
ri = ai + bi * rB + ei
The information he compiles is as follows:
Fund Initial Equity Borrowed Funds Total Investment Pool ai bi
HCM USD 100 USD 0 USD 100 0.0150 0.9500
(t = 4.40) (t = 12.1)
GRT USD 500 USD 3,000 USD 3,500 0.0025 3.4500
(t = 0.002) (t = 10.20)
Based on this information, which of the following statements is correct?
a. The regression suggests that both managers have greater skill than the peer group.
b. The ai term measures the extent to which the manager employs greater or lesser a ...Read More

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