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CAPM model, compare standard deviation with expected return

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Is the following statement True, False, or Ambiguous? Provide a short justification for your
answer (you are evaluated on the justification).

"In the CAPM model, since investors are compensated for holding risk, two securities with the same standard deviation should have the same expected return."

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Answers a conceptual question on CAPM.

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False. CAPM is applicable when we are picking securities for building portfolio. It considers Beta as ...

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