Would you consider your portfolio to be a bull or a bear in the above scenarios?
In a three- to five-page paper (excluding the title page and references page), analyze your portfolio's beta and provide an actual calculation (showing the math) of your portfolio’s beta. For the second half of the paper, explain and interpret the portfolio’s beta using the following scenarios.
- The Standard & Poor’s Corporation (S&P) experiences a 10% decline from today’s value;
- The S&P experiences a 20% increase from today’s value.
Would you consider your portfolio to be a bull or a bear in the above scenarios? Be sure to use the financial formulas provided in this week’s readings. Your paper must be comprehensive and include specific insights as to why your portfolio’s beta reacts to market conditions. Your paper must be formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center, and it must include at least two scholarly sources (in addition to the text).