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    What is the net cost of the call premium.

    X Corp is refunding 12 million worth of 10%debt. The corporation's tax rate is 35%. The call premium is 9%. What is the net cost of the call premium? Need to see calculation

    Decision Tree Help: Profit and Probability

    James Middleton is considering the potential for success in a side business by opening a bicycle store in a local mall complex. The proposed store would cater to a growing trend in cycling with bicycle sales, parts and add-on equipment sales, rentals, and service and repair. Two spaces, one large and one small, with ideal locati

    Research methods: Following the criteria of what makes a good hypothesis, construct a hypothesis for these questions. Make sure that you explain why your hypothesis meets the criteria.

    A researcher posted three research questions. Research Question 1: Did topics of the visual coverage of the Iraq War differ between The New York Times and The Guardian newspapers? Research Question 2: Did the visual coverage of the human toll and destruction during the Iraq War differ between The New York Times and The Guardian


    Why is it important to be able to identify sets and set theory as related to business operations? What applications do you think functions have for the business world? Can functions be used to predict next year's profits, or how much your company will grow?

    Probability of a Dividend Payment

    The expected EBIT of Krupa Co next year is $20 million with standard deviation of $4 million. The tax rate of Krupa is 30% and it has 10 million shares of common, stock. Krupa has to pay $8 million in interest and $5 million in a sinking fund. What is the probability that Krupa will be able to pay a dividend of $1 per share

    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