Which adviser was a better selector of individual stocks

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Two investment advisers are comparing performance. One averaged a 19% return and the other a 16% return. However, the beta of the first adviser was 1.5, while that of the second was 1.

a. Can you tell which adviser was a better selector of individual stocks (aside from the issue of general movements in the market)?

b. If the T-bill rate were 6% and the market return during the period were 14% which adviser would be the superior stock selector?

c. What if the T-bill rate were 3% and the market return 15%?

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