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The coefficient of variation, calculated as the standard deviation of expected returns divided by the expected return, is a standardized measure of the risk per unit of expected return. A) True User: Risk-averse investors require higher rates of return on investments whose returns are highly uncertain, and most investors are risk averse. A) True B) False User: Risk aversion" implies that investors require higher expected returns on riskier than on less risky securities. A) True B) ...
Weegy: Risk aversion" implies that investors require higher expected returns on riskier than on less risky securities. It is TRUE User: Someone who is risk averse has a general dislike for risk and a preference for certainty. If risk aversion exists in the market, then investors in general are willing to accept somewhat lower returns on less risky securities. Different investors have different degrees of risk aversion, and the end result is that investors with greater risk aversion tend to hold securities with lower risk (and therefore a lower expected return) than investors who have more tolerance for risk. A) True B) False (More)
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Someone who is risk averse has a general dislike for risk and a preference for certainty. If risk aversion exists in the market, then investors in general are willing to accept somewhat lower returns on less risky securities. Different investors have different degrees of risk aversion, and the end result is that investors with greater risk aversion tend to hold securities with lower risk (and therefore a lower expected return) than investors who have more tolerance for risk. This statement is True
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