I have attached every thing you need to know about this portfolio and 5 pages report.
please read the instructions carefully and let me know if you have any questions.
Mark and Lisa Knowles, 28 and 26 respectively, have recently gotten married. They are currently renting but have saved enough for a down payment on a house, and they also have sufficient emergency reserves. They are both employed full time, he is a young attorney and she is just finishing up her audit work with a local CPA firm. Their combined annual income is $ 180,000 with no dependents. She has already passed the CPA exam and plans to work for at least another 6 years before they decide if they want to start a family.
Mark’s mother Ophelia passed away 2 months ago and he just last week received an inheritance under his mother’s trust of $ 500,000. She had been working with a young advisor at Morgan Stanley, and Mark just met with her last week. He was impressed with your Financial Advisory team during your meeting two days ago, and has decided to transfer this account to your team. All positions have received a basis step up as a result of Ophelia’s passing away, so there are no tax consequences to liquidating any highly appreciated positions. Your job is to design a portfolio that will be properly suited for this young couple for the next 5-10 years. Assume that liquidity is not an issue, and that all interest and dividends will be reinvested.
Your grade for this assignment will be based upon how well you design a portfolio to optimize the after tax, risk adjusted return consistent with the risk profile for your client. A portfolio should be efficient and on justifiable “indifference curve” for risk and return as it would pertain to this client. Utilize what you learn in class about diversification using various asset classes to minimize risk according to the Markowitz model, and try to understand the correlations between various asset classes such as Equities, International Equities, Commodities and Fixed Income. Further attention should be paid to the size and style components of the market, referred to as large, mid, and small cap, and growth or value. To be properly diversified, it is important to have some exposure to all of these components of the market, as well as developed and emerging markets internationally. From time to time you will be receiving industry research from your firm as well as others on the street, and you should pay attention to current events as they happen in the markets, with the Fed, internationally and politically in an effort to understand the impact if any on your client’s account.
The performance of this portfolio during the next 8 weeks or so until your presentation to the class will not be a factor in determining your grade. You will be assessed strictly on how well you position the account strategically for the next 5 to 10 years, your class presentation, and your implementation of the concepts presented in class and in your readings. There is to be no in and out trading, once you take a position you have to continue to hold it for the duration of the assignment. The same guideline applies to positions that are liquidated. Good Luck.
We value our customers and so we ensure that what we do is 100% original..
With us you are guaranteed of quality work done by our qualified experts.Your information and everything that you do with us is kept completely confidential.
You have to be 100% sure of the quality of your product to give a money-back guarantee. This describes us perfectly. Make sure that this guarantee is totally transparent.Read more
The Product ordered is guaranteed to be original. Orders are checked by the most advanced anti-plagiarism software in the market to assure that the Product is 100% original. The Company has a zero tolerance policy for plagiarism.Read more
The Free Revision policy is a courtesy service that the Company provides to help ensure Customer’s total satisfaction with the completed Order. To receive free revision the Company requires that the Customer provide the request within fourteen (14) days from the first completion date and within a period of thirty (30) days for dissertations.Read more
The Company is committed to protect the privacy of the Customer and it will never resell or share any of Customer’s personal information, including credit card data, with any third party. All the online transactions are processed through the secure and reliable online payment systems.Read more
By placing an order with us, you agree to the service we provide. We will endear to do all that it takes to deliver a comprehensive paper as per your requirements. We also count on your cooperation to ensure that we deliver on this mandate.Read more