Equity Analyst Project: Individual Asset Allocation Exercise
This individual assignment involves an analysis of general economic conditions or systematic risk, i.e., the risk that affects all industries and companies, in the U.S. macroeconomy. You will be asked to determine in percentage terms an optimal allocation of $1,000,000 among the following three asset classes: U.S. equities, U.S. Treasury bonds, and cash. The goal is to maximize your expected return over the next 12 months. You will be asked to write a 1- to 2-page paper providing your analysis of the asset classes' prospects and your justification of your allocation among them.
Read the Equity Analyst Project document that your professor will distribute during Week 1.
Conduct any necessary research so that you can make a proper analysis.
Write a 1- to 2-page paper that provides your analysis of the three asset classes' prospects and your justification of your allocation among them. Format your paper according the Graduate Paper Guidelines.