### What is the variance and expected return of the portfolio

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Consider the following information: Rate of Return if State Occurs State of Probability of Economy State of Economy Stock A Stock B Stock C Boom 0.15 0.40 0.50 0.30 Good 0.60 0.16 0.10 0.09 Poor 0.20 − 0.02 − 0.05 − 0.03 Bust 0.05 − 0.18 − 0.25 − 0.11 a. Your portfolio is invested 25 percent each in A and C, and 50 percent in B. What is the expected return of the portfolio? (Round your answer to 2 decimal places. (e.g., 32.16)) Expected return % b-1 What is the variance of this portfolio? (Do not round intermediate calculations and round your answer to 5 decimal places. (e.g., 32.16161)) Variance b-2 What is the standard deviation? (Do not round intermediate calculations and round your final answer to 2 decimal places. (e.g., 32.16)) Standard deviation %

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