In the Capital Asset Pricing Model, the market risk premium is estimated over a long period of time because: (Points : 1) more data is always better than less. a longer holding period gives a more reliable estimate because it is, in effect, a larger sample size. almost all investors hold stocks for many years, so it matches their investment horizon. historical returns are the best indicators of
My objective in writing this survey is to provide an overview of the work that has been done in an important area of financial markets research—explaining the behavior of common stock returns. [ I have tried to make this survey as complete as possible, without getting bogged down in a lot of technical details. Since this area of research has been very active for the past several years,
describing all of the work that has been done is not feasible. I have tried to include the most important research in my discussion, but in doing so, I have left out some very good papers. What follows is my attempt to adequately discuss all the main ideas in as concise a manner as possible.
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