Expected returns on investment

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The S&P 500 Index had the following annual returns:  2010: 12.78, 2011: 0.00, 2012: 13.41, 2013: 29.6, 2014: 11.39  Use the 5 years of data, what is the expected return for the Dow Jones?  What is the standard deviation of the returns?  show work

May 5th, 2015

  X/YEAR             X/ Average      x-xbar squr 

2010                       12.78               12.78-13.436=-0.656

2011                       0.00                  0.00-13.436=-13.436

2012                      13.41                  13.41-13.436=-0.026             

2013                      29.6                     29.6-13.436=16.164

2014                      11.39                   11.39-13.39=-2.046

 formula mean= sumx/n

             =67.18/5=13.436

 standerd daviation;

 formula=    sigma  under root=x-x bar sqr/n

              


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