Compare two (2) methods that a company can use in order to finance international trade. Examine the advantages and disadvantages of financing with a portfolio of currencies
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6. What is the payback period for the investment?
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What is your assessment of the relative riskiness of investing in a single stock, such as Google, compared to investing in the S&P index?

The S&P stock index represents a portfolio comprised of 500 large publicly traded companies. On December 24, 2007, the index had a value of 1,410 and on December 24, 2008, the index was approximately 896. If the average dividend paid on the stocks in the index was approximately 3.0 percent of the value of the index at the beginning of the year, what is the rate of return earned on the S&P index?
1. The rate of return earned on the S&P 500 is what? (Round to two decimal points)
2.What is your assessment of the relative riskiness of investing in a single stock, such as Google, compared to investing in the S&P index? Multiple Choice
A) There is not enough information given to answer this question
B) In general, investing in a single stock has the same relative riskiness as investing in the S&P index
C) In general, investing in a single stock is riskier than nvesting in the S&P index
D) In general, investing in the S&P index is riskier than investing in a single stock.

 

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