1-Talk about on one web page or much less the mean-variance metrics related to Markowitz as a danger administration software. To try this, pay attention rigorously to the Taleb video the place he refers to âmean-variance nonsenseâ. Clarify what he means by this. Recall and remark about what you discovered in Wk Three about Markowitz.2-Clarify the connection between the âattribute lineâ and the âsafety market lineâ after which focus on the sensible significance of the âcapital asset pricing modelâ.Three-As the one particular person in your organization with an MBA, the boss asks you to make a two-part elevator speech (well-structured, pithy, and quick) about:a-causes and classes discovered from the monetary meltdown of 2007-08b-significance of classes discovered to your corporation, a 40-employee medical follow.Put together that elevator speech.Four-Utilizing the #9 (Melloan) and #10 (Morgenson) studying gadgets under, digest the conservative place from Melloan in The Wall Avenue Journal and the liberal place from Morgenson in The New York Instances, as in case you are a legislative analyst for a brand new, impartial US senator. Then, utilizing info from the articles and another readings within the course, put together a place paper for her concerning the points at hand.5-You’ll be taught in Wk 6 that bond costs are unstable identical to inventory costs, that the worth modifications in bonds are inversely associated to modifications in rates of interest, i.e. when rates of interest rise, bond costs fall â and vice versa. It’s anticipated that later this yr rates of interest will start to rise. That signifies that buyers holding bonds of their portfolios will see a loss. Suppose you sit on the pension committee in your organization, with oversight of a $100 million pension fund. The funding supervisor you employed to run the bond portion ($75 million) doesn’t intend to hedge towards this rate of interest danger (rising rates of interest inflicting your bond costs to fall). Talk about how such a hedge would possibly work and the professionals and cons of the funding managerâs intent.