Brokerage Accounts (1000) Assets ($ billions)
Ameritrade 428 19.5
Charles Schwab 2500 219.0
Datek 205 5.5
Discover 134 5.9
DLJ Direct 590 11.2
E* Trade 909 21.1
Fidelity 2300 160.0
National Discount Brokers 125 6.8
Suretrade 130 1.3
TD Waterhouse 615 38.8
(a) Does the wording of the initial question in this exercise indicate which variableshould be treated as the response?
(b) Construct a scatterplot with Assets on the vertical axis and Accounts on thehorizontal axis.
(c) Comment on the form, direction, and strength of the relationship between Assetsand Accounts.
(d) Two brokerages stand out from the rest of the data. Identify these two brokeragesby putting their names near their respective data points in your scatterplot.