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Q1: Why do most investors prefer to hold a diversified portfolio of securities as opposed to placing all of their wealth in a single asset?
Q2: Given the following financial data, compute:
a. Return on equity.
b. Quick ratio.
c. Long-term debt to equity.
d. Fixed-charge coverage.
Liabilities and stockholders’ equity:
Total liabilities and stockholders’ equity
Income before fixed charges and taxes
Taxes (35 percent tax rate)
Net income (after-taxes)
Q3: Explain the benefits derived from investing in deep discount bonds.
Q4: Explain how to manage bond portfolios and what are the portfolio management strategies.