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James D. Gwartney + 3 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305506725

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Chapter
Section
Chapter ST3, Problem 1CQ
Textbook Problem

A friend just inherited $50,000. She informs you of her investment plans and asks for your advice. “I want to put it into the stock market and use it for my retirement in 30 years. What do you think is the best plan that will provide high returns at a relatively low risk?” What answer would you give? Explain.

Expert Solution
To determine

Results of investments in stock.

Explanation of Solution

People can choose a diversified portfolio to get a high return with low risk. If an individual only invests in stock market, it will result in a higher risk. But he invests in a stock market by holding a diverse portfolio; he can achieve a good high return with least risk. It is also a good idea when the person uses some social security program to make his investments. If the person invests in the Old Age and Survivor Insurance, he will get a benefit from the program at the time of his retirement. 

Economics Concept Introduction

Portfolio:  Portfolio is a mixed investment in stock, bond, bank saving, and so on to get a high profit with low cost.

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