Businesses without a competitive advantage are not likely to earn more than "normal" profits in the long run. Normal profits are
(A) Profits one would expect to earn on investments that have a similar level of risk.
(B) Profits received by corporations in the normal course of business.
(C) What one would receive on U.S. Treasury securities.
(D) Profits earned by a corporation on a diversified portfolio of stocks.
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