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    Determining NPV of a Treasury Bill

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    The Treasury bill rate is 4 percent, and the expected return on the market portfolio is 12 percent. Using the capital asset pricing model:

    If an investment with a beta of .8 offers an expected return of 9.8 percent, does it have a positive NPV?

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    Solution Summary

    Brief calculations show how to find out whether a bill has a positive NPV given its expected return, bill rate and beta.