Problem Solution (Finance)

Q1: Is there a difference between a good investment and a good company? Give examples to support your reasoning.
Q2: Which of these three assets would you choose to invest in and in which direction (long/short): US 10yr T-Bond, US 30-yr Agency MBS, Gold?
Q3: Do you want to have greater or fewer parameters when creating a trading algorithm? Defend your answer.
Please limit your responses to 2 pages single-spaced, although we believe good answers can be as short as 1 page.