n a 200-250-word response, please answer the following questions, and justify your opinion by providing peer-reviewed support to your arguments:
● Compare and contrast the risk versus expected rate of return tradeoff, the security market line, and determination of beta on this basis.
○ Include explanation of all the constituents, namely security market line, risk measure, expected rate of return, risk-free rate of return, and market rate of
○ Include hypothetical examples for better clarity.
● What is the weighted average cost of capital (WACC) and its significance?
○ Can you think of two hypothetical examples for better clarity?