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    Discuss the historical risk and return of various investments such as stock and bonds, precious metals and gems, real estate, and artwork in terms of the following:

    - Asset return and total risk
    - Return and systematic risk
    - Return and unsystematic risk

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    Hi,

    Discuss the historical risk and return of various investments such as stock and bonds, precious metals and gems, real estate, and artwork in terms of the following:
    i) Asset return and total risk
    ii) Return and systematic risk
    iii) Return and unsystematic risk

    Different types of investment have different risk and return characteristics over the period of time. If we look at the historic performance, we can find that different types of investments according to a risk/return hierarchy, which reflects that if an investor want greater rewards, he/she may need to accept greater risk.

    Stock and bond

    Based on the historical performance we can say that equity return is very difficult to predict and this is the reason it is the most risky ...

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