## Questions and Problems

Determining Portfolio Weights What are the portfolio weights for a portfolio that has 90 shares of Stock A that sell for $35 per share and 70 shares of Stock B that sell for $25 per share?

Portfolio Expected Return You own a portfolio that has $700 invested in Stock A and $2,400 invested in Stock B. If the expected returns on these stocks are 11 percent and 18 percent, respectively, what is the expected return on the portfolio?

Portfolio Expected Return You own a portfolio that is 50 percent invested in Stock X, 30 percent in Stock Y, and 20 percent in Stock Z. The expected returns on these three stocks are 10 percent, 18 percent, and 13 percent, respectively. What is the expected return on the portfolio?

Portfolio Expected Return You have $10,000 to invest in a stock portfolio. Your choices are Stock X with an expected return of 15 percent and Stock Y with an expected return of 10 percent. If your goal is to create a portfolio with an expected return of 13.5 percent, how much money will you invest in Stock X? In Stock Y?

Calculating Expected Return Based on the following information, calculate the expected return.

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