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For companies company A (Robert Walters) and company B (NCCgroup), you can collect the data such as stock prices from various vendor:for example, Yahoo Finance, Bloomberg, or Datastream. For the financial statements or otherinformation about the companies, it is also advised to check the companys webpage.
- Provide brief descriptions of Company A and of Company B
- Next, compare and contrast the stock return performance of the two companiescommon stocks over the calendar period using monthly return data from January 2016to December 2020. Specifically, calculate the mean, variance and standard deviationof the monthly returns of the two stocks separately.
- Briefly comment on your results and make a stock recommendation.
- To complete the assignment, you will need to collect various sorts of data which can be downloadedfrom different sources (e.g., Yahoo Finance, the website of the company, Datastream).