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    You have been scouring The Wall Street Journal looking for stocks that are 'good values' and have found the following five candidates for addition to your portfolio:

    Stock Expected Return Beta
    A 11.00% 1.1
    B 7.00% 1.0
    C 10.50% 1.4
    D 5.00% 0.8
    E 11.50% 0.7

    However, you can afford to buy only one of these stocks. Based solely on the stocks' expected returns and risk, as measured by Beta, which one represents the best investment? Be sure to justify your answer.

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    The solution explains how to choose the best investment based on beta and expected return. The Wall Street Journal is examined.