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    1. Government Note
    Rate: 2.875
    Maturity: Nov10n
    Bid: 99:02
    Asked: 99.03
    CHG: -2
    ASK YLD: 3.55

    A. What annual dollar coupon amount will investors receive if face value of the Treasure note is $1,000?

    B. What price would you pay in dollars to purchase this Treasure note?

    2. T-bill
    Maturity: June 16, 2009
    DAYS TO MAT: 41
    Bid: 2.68
    Asked: 2.67
    CHG: 0.01
    Asked YLD: 2.72

    What price would you pay in dollars to purchase this Treasure bill?

    3. Company: Gen Electric
    Ticker: GE
    Coupon: 7.75
    Maturity: 10/19/2010
    Last Price: 92.50
    Last Yield: 9.797
    EST spread: 600
    UST: 3
    Est $ Vol (000's): 99,590

    A. What annual dollar coupon amount will investors receive?

    B. What price would you pay in dollars to purchase this bond?

    C. What is the estimated yield on Treasury securities?

    D. What is the current yield for this bond?

    E. What is the yield to maturity on this bond?

    4. The Wallace Company has issued a 10-year, $1,000 bond, which pays 12% interest annually. If your required annual rate of return for an investment of this risk is 16%, what is the value of this bond to you? What is the value of the same bond if the interest is paid semi-annually?

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    1. Government Note
    Rate: 2.875
    Maturity: Nov10n
    Bid: 99:02
    Asked: 99.03
    CHG: -2
    ASK YLD: 3.55

    A. What annual dollar coupon amount will investors receive if face value of the Treasure note is $1,000?

    The rate is the coupon rate and that is 2.875%
    Annual dollar coupon = 1,000 X 2.875% = $28.75

    B. What price would you pay in dollars to purchase this Treasure note?

    The bid price is the price at which the dealer will buy the bond and ask price is the price at which the dealer will sell the bond. The values given are percentage of par. If we want to buy the bond, the ask price will be the amount to pay
    Amount to pay = 1,000 X 99.03% = $990.30

    2. T-bill
    Maturity: June 16,2009
    DAYS TO MAT:41
    Bid: 2.68
    Asked: 2.67
    CHG: 0.01
    Aksed YLD: 2.72

    What price would you pay in ...

    Solution Summary

    The solution explains some finance questions relating to annual dollar coupon amount, purchasing treasury notes, and bond valuation

    $2.19

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