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Suppose you buy 100 shares of stock XYZ at $10 a share with a
margin of 50%. You also buy 200 shares of stock ABC at $50 a share
with an 60% margin. You are very sure that,
* in six month*, the price
of the first stock would be $15 because you got insider
information, but you are not so sure about the price of the second
stock. Suppose you want to achieve a 20% return from your
portfolio, then the price of the second stock needs to be at least
how much to achieve that goal. (Assuming the broker charges you an
6% margin loan interest and the stocks pay no dividend)

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margin of 50%. You also buy 200 shares of stock ABC at $50 a share
with an 60% margin. You are very sure that,
in six month, the price
of the first stock would be $15 because you got insider
information, but you are not so sure about the price of the second
stock. Suppose you want to achieve a 20% return from your
portfolio, then...

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with an 60% margin. You are very sure that, in six month, the price
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