Finance-FinancialTimes, The Economist.

write paper using concepts from any of the following topics and its relation to a recent news item in Wall street Journal – see in particular the sections titled “Markets”and”Business”. You can also reference other high quality financial journalism sources such as the FinancialTimes, The Economist. Portfolio Theory and Practice ,Risk, Return, and the Historical RecordCapital Allocation to Risky AssetsOptimal Risky PortfoliosIndex ModelsThe Capital Asset Pricing Model(Thesuggestedlengthguidelineisonepagedoublespacedofyourwriting+howevermuchspaceyouneedtoprovideacopyofyourchosennewsitem). In eachresponsepaper(1) explainthetheoryandempiricalevidenceforthecourseconceptchosen(50%)and(2) showhowitrelatestoarecentiteminthenews(50%). Pleaseprovideacopyofthenewsitem. Examples: A pharmaceutical company announces record earnings, but its stock declines. Ideas from the course can help us understand this event. You might spend a couple paragraphs describing how stock prices incorporate investor expectations. You might then describe how if investors expected$50 earnings per share, but the actual amount is $45 earnings per share, then the stock price will fall-­‐-­‐even if $45 of earnings per share is a record. An outstanding answer might also include adiscussion of “post-­‐earnings announcement drift,” an empirical finding that illustrates the limits of efficient markets models. Alternately, you can discuss news items that challenge ideas . For example, Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM) . While the CAPM is a useful benchmark, it has some well-­‐known empirical issues, You might choose a news item that challenges the CAPM, e. g. an article about the proliferation of “smart beta” funds. Please be specific about how the model is wrong.

Finance-FinancialTimes, The Economist

I need help on writing papers based on concepts of Investments. The text book we use is INVESTMENTS – 10th edition Bodie , Kane, Marcus. I need to write paper using concepts from any of the following topics and its relation to a recent news item in Wall street Journal – see in particular the sections titled “Markets”and”Business”. You can also reference other high quality financial journalism sources such as the FinancialTimes, The Economist. Portfolio Theory and Practice ,Risk, Return, and the Historical RecordCapital Allocation to Risky AssetsOptimal Risky PortfoliosIndex ModelsThe Capital Asset Pricing Model(Thesuggestedlengthguidelineisonepagedoublespacedofyourwriting+howevermuchspaceyouneedtoprovideacopyofyourchosennewsitem). In eachresponsepaper(1) explainthetheoryandempiricalevidenceforthecourseconceptchosen(50%)and(2) showhowitrelatestoarecentiteminthenews(50%). Pleaseprovideacopyofthenewsitem. Examples: A pharmaceutical company announces record earnings, but its stock declines. Ideas from the course can help us understand this event. You might spend a couple paragraphs describing how stock prices incorporate investor expectations. You might then describe how if investors expected$50 earnings per share, but the actual amount is $45 earnings per share, then the stock price will fall-­‐-­‐even if $45 of earnings per share is a record. An outstanding answer might also include adiscussion of “post-­‐earnings announcement drift,” an empirical finding that illustrates the limits of efficient markets models. Alternately, you can discuss news items that challenge ideas . For example, Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM) . While the CAPM is a useful benchmark, it has some well-­‐known empirical issues, You might choose a news item that challenges the CAPM, e. g. an article about the proliferation of “smart beta” funds. Please be specific about how the model is wrong.