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3. Stock A has a volatility of 20%, B has a volatility of 30%, and their correlation coefficient is 50%. They have the same expect returns. Suppose we can buy x share of A, and 1-x share of B. Then what the x should be for us to invest to make our portfolio has the minimum volatility?

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The vols add in quadrature, with the caveat that the interference term has the correlation factor in there. So: sig(port)^2 = x^2*sig(A)^2+(1-x)^2*sig(B)^2+2*x*(1-x)*sig(A)*sig(B)*rho(AB) Take the partial with respect to x and set that equal to zero. Solve for x and get: x = 6/7

How would you handle an irrate internal customer during a business meeting?

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Why are dividends not part of the Income Statement?

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Define the cash conversion ratio.

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decompose the CAPM model and discuss limitations

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How did I handle finding a discrepancy of details.

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Tell me about a time when you were working in a team and your opinion was challenged.

Have you ever made a mistake while calculating commissions for employees at your past job?

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What is the probability of throwing 11 and over with 2 dices

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You are to write a method getMissingLetters, which takes a String, sentence, and returns all the letters it is missing (which prevent it from being a pangram)

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