How do I find inputs for CAPM formula?
I am attempting to brnig CAPM to life by finding the cost of equity for a specific investment I am taking. I am having trouble finding inputs for the CAPM formula, namely I need to find online the:
–> Risk Free Rate
–> Return of the market
Which website should I use to find these numbers to plug into my formula and what securities am I looking at? I tried for example to take the S&P 500 for the return of the market, the current YTD is around 17%, but is it proper to take the YTD? Also, how do I find the risk free rate of the United States?
Sorry for the amateur questions, but I am having trouble extracting these numbers.
Thank you so much.