Rate of return and investment choiceÂ Madeline Jones has $6,000 and wants to invest it. Because she is only 20 years old, she is not worried about the length of the investmentâ€™s life. Her primary concern is the return she will earn on the investment. Her financial advisor has identified four investments that are ideal for her per her risk preferences. All the investments require an initial $6,000 payment.
a. Calculate the average annual rate of return on each of the four investments available to Madeline.
b. Which investment would you recommend to Madeline, given her goal of maximizing the annual return?