# Expected return

1. Sam Tsantes has analyzed two stocks, Acme Airlines and Ajax Travel Associates. His analysis concludes that Acme has a 30% chance of producing a return of 10% and a 70% chance of producing a return of 15%. At the same time, Ajax has a 30% chance of losing 25% and a 70% chance of producing a return of 50%. If Sam invests $80,000 in Acme shares and $20,000 in Ajax shares. What is the expected return on the portfolio?

2. A portfolio manager buys a 30-year, zero-coupon Treasury security for a price of $400.03. The bond is held for 10 years and then sold. Interest rates have declined. The sale price is:

a. $400.03

b. $1000.00

c. Less than $400.03

d. More than $400.03

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Expected return is embodied.