If current trends continue, China may be the world's largest economy by 2020. Discuss the possible implications of such a development for (a) the world trading system, (b) the world monetary system, (c) the business strategy of today's European and U.S. based global corporations, and (d) global commodity
Warren Ltd. has two production departments, Building A and Building B, and two service departments, Maintenance and Cafeteria. Direct costs for each department and the proportion of service costs used by the various departments for the month of June follow: Proportion of Services Used by
Calculate the industry average beta for Dell, and then using the industry average beta compute the cost of equity for Dell. Does it matter if you use the beta for Dell or the beta for the industry in this case? Company Beta Dell
Discuss the Statistics questions below. 1. Very good list of characteristics of good business research. Quite a detailed list for each: A. Good business research presents opportunities, outweighed by potential risks or costs of conducting the research, that enable the organization to grow and develop new strategies to impro
1. How would you apply probability concepts, such as confidence intervals and point estimation principles, to make sound business decisions where there are conditions of uncertainty (risk). Pick a specific example from your own area of business experience. 2. Does good research always result in decisions that ..Mobilize the
1. What characterizes 'good business research'. Emphasis is on good. 2. What is the relationship between deductive and inductive arguments (reasoning)? Are both types of arguments (reasoning) valuable in research? Explain. Provide examples of each type of argument, illustrating the benefits of their usage. 3. How would
A company currently has 10 percent coupon bonds on the market that sell for 1,063, make semiannual payments, and mature in 20 years. What coupon rate should the company set on its new bonds if it wants them to sell at par?
1. How do we decide when to do business research (or when not)? 2. Of the three research designs types (exploratory, formalized, and casual), which would you use to assess the effectiveness of an aspect of your job? Explain. 3. What are some examples of operational definitions in research design within your profession?
1. Why use statistics in business research, and what is its role? 2. How can the concept of variance and standard deviation be applied to solving a real world business-related problem? Include a specific example from business. Explain. 3. When would you use descriptive statistics over inferential statistics? G
If customers arrive at a single drive-in window at a local bank one every four minutes on the average, and if you can serve a customer in three minutes on the average: a. How long should customers expect to be at the bank facility on the average? b. How many cars would we expect to be in the drive-in facility on the average?
A company normally orders the EOQ of 120 units and the reorder point is 30 units. However, due to changing conditions, it has become necessary for the company to carry safety stock to prevent stock outs. Which of the following should occur? a. the order quantity will increase. b. the order quantity will decrease. c.
Kevin wants a return of 50% from his one-year investment in real estate. He believes that he can sell the property at the end of the year for $250,000 and that the property will provide him with income of $50,000. What is the maximum amount that Kevin should be willing to pay for the property? a. $125,000 b. $150,000 c. $200,
1- In your work environment, identify a probability (either stated or assumed) that is a premise for making decisions and directing action. Potential candidates are customer or competitor behavior, technology or regulatory change, and "forces of nature" (severe weather, etc.) Describe how the probability has been used in decisio
You have been running a sole-proprietorship business dealing in cosmetic products. You have been accurately recording all your sale and purchase transactions in journals and using the journals in the general ledger accounts. Lately, you have observed that the entire exercise is taking a lot of time. You, therefore, are consideri
** Please see the attached file for the complete problem description ** The solution computes for forecasting, linear equation, least-squares regression method, estimates, correlation coefficient, relationships and the coefficient of determination.
The accounting records of Rhonda's Rugs show the following balances at Dec 31 Cash $3,000 Notes payable $ 9,000 Equipment 21,000 Owners investment 15,000 Merchandise 5,000 Revenue from Catering 12,000 Owed to owners 4,000
Woodscross LLC had the following events occur during the month of July. 1. Receivd $40,000 from investors for contributed capital 2. Borrowed $15,500 from the bank 3. Paid $4,100 for rent 4. Made sales on account for $12,500 5. Made cash sales to customers totaling $29,700 6. Repaid part of the bank loan for $6,000
Ramsey corporation reported the following accounts and balances in its financial statements: cash $35,000? inventory $10,200,equipment $19,500,accounts payable $16,350,contributed capital $30,000, retained earnings $18,350. arrange the accounts and balances into the accounting equation using the following equation and then an
1.You have been nominated by your institution for a seminar because of your proficiency in basic accounting concepts. The participants and audience include college professors, practicing CPAs, and fellow students. The theme of the seminar is Basic Accounting Principles. You have been asked to share whether or not the statement "
FLEXO markets shoes under its brand name. Recently it developed a new product.The investment in the product was $1.5 million. The company expected to depreciate the investments over the TEN-year-period. Annual depreciation is used as an element of fixed costs. The project overhead cost per year was $350,000. The labor cost was $
What implications do forecast errors have for the search for ultrasophisticated statistical forecasting model? All forecasts contain some error whether the model is simple or sophisticated, because forecasts are predictions of the future based on past data. Forecast errors can be caused by changes in conditions that generated
I want to create a worksheet to track my grades and GPA. What formulas and/ or functions might I use? Explain why I chose the specific formula and/or function. These are some of my classes,and grades. Accounting for Non-Accounting Major-------D+ Marketing-------------C Academic Strategies for the Business Professional---
This solution explains how this should be done to capture the necessary information in the LP model.
Bond X is a premium bond making annual payments. The bond pays an 13 percent coupon, has a YTM of 9 percent, and has 24 years to maturity. Bond Y is a discount bond making annual payments. This bond pays a 9 percent coupon, has a YTM of 13 percent, and also has 24 years to maturity. If interest rates remain unchanged, you would
Ashes Divide Corporation has bonds on the market with 13.5 years to maturity, a YTM of 9.4 percent, and a current price of $1,075.6. The bonds make semiannual payments. The coupon rate on these bonds must be ??? percent.
One of your customers is delinquent on his accounts payable balance. You've mutually agreed to a repayment schedule of $600 per month. You will charge .6 percent per month interest on the overdue balance. If the current balance is $16,823.05, it will take ??? months for the account to be paid off.
How can statistical data and comparison reports be used to help verify that the books are in order and transactions have been recorded correctly?
Analyze the following and report on your conclusions: a. At the current exchange rate of $1.40 per euro, a company sells 5 million bouters to the European Community (EC) at $100 per bouter. i. What will happen to this company's sales if the dollar appreciates by 15 percent? ii. What will happen to the company's sales i
Given an economy that is operating at less than the full employment level, analyze the effects of an increase in consumer confidence on the following markets. Start with an initial equilibrium in each market. 1. The market for goods and services and the relevant variables in the market. 2. The money market and the relevan
See the attached file. Estimating The Index Model Using Historical Data a. Using the "excess returns" for ABC, XYZ, and Market listed in the table near-by, compute the following statistical values: 1. Average 2. Variance 3. Std Deviation 4. Correlation (ABC:Market) 5. Covariance (Covariance.P, ABC:Market) 6. Beta I