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    Systematic and Unsystematic Risks

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    I need to know whether each of the following is mostly a systematic or unsystematic risk factor.

    a. Bernie Ebbers resigns unexpectedly as CEO of MCI Corporation
    b. Disney receives an unsolicited bid from General Electric.
    c. The United States reports an unexpected increase in the consumer confidence index level.
    d. Apple Computer reports a record increase in the shipment of their iPod product.
    e. OPEC announces a freeze in the price of oil for the next year

    Please explain your answers

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    I need to know whether each of the following is mostly a systematic or unsystematic risk factor.

    a. Bernie Ebbers resigns unexpectedly as CEO of MCI Corporation
    b. Disney receives an unsolicited bid from General Electric.
    c. The United States reports an unexpected increase in the consumer confidence index level.
    d. Apple Computer reports a record increase in the shipment of their ...

    Solution Summary

    In this solution, we identify risks as either systematic or unsystematic. Additionally, this solution provides an introductory definition of both categories of risk.

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