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Compute the current price of stock.

Please look at the attached file. Consider a security with stock prices: 60 with probability one eighth i.e 1/8 70 with probability two eights i.e. 2/8 S(1) = 80 with probability three eights i.e. 3/8 100 with probability two eights i.e. 2/8 T = 0 is current period T = 1 after 1 year E(S(1)) should be expected

Health Care Economical Sustainable Practices

Imagine you own a health and wellness company. Your company employs numerous fitness trainers and exercise professionals. As part of your company's community outreach program, you have agreed to visit a meeting of the local nurses association. Your audience is personal trainers, nutritionists, and nurses. They require that all p

Probability of being under budget and within schedule

You are deciding whether or not you want to manage a new project for your company. Since you are very ambitious, you want to decide whether this is in your best interest. You know that to be successful as a PM, your project must come in within the approved budget and be completed within the approved schedule. You do some researc

Probability that Rex studied for an exam when he got an A.

Rex is a smart fellow. He gets an 'A' in a course 80% of the time. Still, he likes his leisure, only studying for the final exam in half of the courses he takes. Nevertheless, when he does study, he is almost sure (95% likely) to get an A. Assuming he got an A, how likely is it he studied?

Interest Income on a Zero Coupon Bond

You buy a zero coupon bond at the beginning of the year that has a face value of $1,000, a YTM of 7%, and 25 years to maturity. If you hold the bond for the entire year, how much in interest income will you have to declare on your tax return?

Analyze, Discuss and Justify Whether Stock is a Good Buy

Discussion of key statistics provided by sources like yahoo finance. Also, recommendation regarding the future of this corporation. Is the stock a good buy, average buy or poor buy. Include justification based on your analysis. http://finance.yahoo.com/q/ks?s=SBUX+Key+Statistics.

Use of sampling, mean differences; respect for IT people; STOH

1. Consider your example, "For instance, if we want to compare student grades of public universities to private universities, we would look at independent grade samples of public universities and private universities - yes, or we could create dependent grade samples from the public versus the private university. It is not t

Calculate Great Expectations' after-tax WACC.

1. Great Expectations, a wedding and maternity clothing manufacturer, has a cost of equity of 16% and a cost of preferred stock of 14%. Its before-tax cost of debt is 12%, and its marginal tax rate is 40%. Assume that he most recent balance sheet shown here reflects the optimal capital structure. Calculate Great Expectations'

Statistics: Sample Size, Surveys and Interviews

1. a - What determines an appropriate population? b- What determines adequate sample size? c- Please interpret: "....the study not be 'too big', where an effect of little scientific importance is nevertheless statistically detectable." And explain. 2. Consider we have a survey. What if we have non-response to particular

Probability of China Being the World's Largest Economy in 2020

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

Reciprocal Method of Cost Accounting with a Matrix Algebra equation

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

Compute the cost of equity for Dell.

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

Statistics Questions

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

Statistics Questions

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

Coupon Rate the Company Should Set on Its New Bonds

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?

Statistics Questions 2

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?

Calculating Averages and Probability

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?

Effect of safety stock on reorder point

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.

Calculating Real Estate Profit for desired Return

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,

Accounting Question

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

Application of Statistical Tools

** 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.

Net income (or loss) for the period

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

Accounting Problem

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

Determining the owners' equity

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

Basic accounting concepts are summarized.

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 "

Research Terminology Matching Assignment - Statistical terms

Research Terminology Matching Assignment Match the letter of the term on the right to the definition of that term on the left. Definitions Terms 1. A research study which includes repeated observations over a period of time. ____ A. Interval B. Cross-sectional C. Ordinal D. Basic research E. Exploratory F. Lo