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Portfolio analysis You have been asked for your advice in selecting a portfolio of assets and have been given the following data:
Year 
Expected return 

Asset A 
Asset B 
Asset C 

2013 
12% 
16% 
12% 
2014 
14 
14 
14 
2015 
16 
12 
16 
You have been told that you can create two portfolios—one consisting of assets A and B and the other consisting of assets A and C—by investing equal proportions (50%) in each of the two component assets.
a. What is the expected return for each asset over the 3year period?
b. What is the standard deviation for each asset’s return?
c. What is the expected return for each of the two portfolios?
d. How would you characterize the correlations of returns of the two assets makingup each of the twoportfolios identified in part c?
e. What is the standard deviation for each portfolio?
f. Which portfolio do you recommend? Why?
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