Select four stocks from finance.yahoo.com, google.finance.com,
or moneycentral.msn.com. One should be a clothing manufacturer, one
should be a retailer, one should be an automobile manufacturer, and
one should be a restaurant or food producer.
Obtain the closing price, the change in price from the previous
day, and the beta.
Calculate the return on holding the stock for a day (this
should be the change in price over the closing price).
Calculate a portfolio return with weights of 0.25 for each
Calculate a weighted beta with weights of 0.25 for each
Write up the implications of the portfolio return and risk with
respect to what you learned about beta and the CAPM in 2-3
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