Open Educational Resources

Document Type

Lecture or Presentation

Publication Date

Fall 2019


What is risk? What is return? How are these two related? This lecture discusses the variables that determine the risk and return of stocks. Additionally, it describes the historical tradeoff between risk and return. Finally, it discusses diversification in stock portfolios.


This OER was created under the CUNY/SUNY Scale Up Initiative grant, 2018-2019, sponsored by the CUNY Office of Library Services.

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