"1. (TCO 8) Which one of the following is a correct definition of an Ibbotson and Sinquefield investment category as used to report historical returns in your textbook? (Points: 3),U.S. Treasury bills: 1-year debt securities issued by the U.S. Department of the Treasury ,Small-company stocks: Stocks of the smallest 20 percent of the firms listed on the NYSE ,Large-company stocks: Stocks of the largest 10 percent of the firms listed on the NYSE ,Long-term U.S. government bonds: Bonds issued by the U.S. government with a 30-year maturity ,,,2. (TCO 8) Based on the efficient market hypothesis, all “informed” investors will earn: (Points: 3),excess profits over the long-term. ,excess profits but only on short-term investments. ,a return equal to the value they paid for an investment. ,a return that cannot be accurately predicted because investments are subject to the random movements of the markets. ,,,3. (TCO 8) Which of the following factors will affect the expected rate of return on a security? Select all that apply: (Points: 4),multiple states of the economy ,probability of occurrence for any one economic state ,market rate of return given a particular economic state ,security beta ,,,4. (TCO 8) Assume a project that has the following returns for years 1 to 5: 15%, 4%, -13%, 34%, and 17%. What is the approximate standard deviation of this investment? (Points: 3),0.03013 ,0.1542 ,17% ,20% ,,,
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