Discuss the risk and reward trade-off as it relates to the security market line for various investment vehicles.
Focus your discussion on the following:
• Describe the risks associated with the investment vehicles.
• Briefly discuss beta and duration.
• What risks are inherent in the current interest rate environment?
Be sure to include the following:
• U.S. government securities
• Large-cap common stocks
• International investments
• Investment-grade bonds
• High-yield (junk) bonds.
The response should include a reference list. Double-space, using Times New Roman 12 pnt font, one-inch margins, and APA style of writing and citations.