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Herding Behavior by Institutional Investors

Do institutional investors exhibit herding behavior? If so, what are the causes of this behavior and what are the effects on small investors? If not, provide an alternate explanation for large price swings in equity and debt markets.

Specific Performance & Liquidating Damages

Determine whether certain contract remedies exist in the following scenario: Forrest Gump is a famous table tennis player. He enters into a contract with Alabama Sports Marketing to advertise the latest ping pong game and to serve as the computer-generated imagery (CGI) model for the development of the video game. Gump is pe

implementation plan for Southwest Airline

create a word document implementation plan with: objectives, functional tactics, action items, milestones and deadlines, tasks and task ownership and resource allocation for Southwest Airline

Forwards and Futures Question

A drink wholesaler needs 100,000 gallons of cheap cognac for delivery in New York in June 2017. A producer offers to deliver the cognac at that time $500,000 paid now, in May 2016. The wholesaler can also buy cheap cognac futures contracts for November 2016. The current futures price is $51,000 for each 10,000 gallon futures co

UKs exit from EU: Brexit

As UK will soon face referendum to stay/exit EU. Please kindly let me know the cost and benefits behind UK leaving EU? from a financial investor point of view. As a foreign investor from Asia, are there any specific investments we can benefit from the situations? Please elaborate how as a Asian investor, we can benefit fro

Northrop Grumman COC

Based on the defense industry and after looking at Northrop Grumman financial for the past three years, where do you think Northrop Grumman will be in the next three to five years? What is the cost of capital and its components, the fundamental value per share are calculated for Northrop Grumman

Financial Functions

Please assist with 1000 words regarding how to analyze the financial functions of an organization. Please include at least 2 pages (single spaced) in length (not including the cover and reference pages), describe the approach that should be taken to research the subject, and include three references. Please note I have alr

Operating cash flow computation

"The financial staff of Cairn Communications has identified the following information for the first year of the roll-out of its new proposed services: Project Sales $18 million Operating Costs (not inc

Forecast of growth rate given stock price

A stock is trading at $80 per share. The stock is expected to have a year-end dividend of $4 per share (D1 = $4), and it is expected to grow at some constant rate g throughout time. The stock's required rate of return is 14% (assume the market is in equilibrium with the required return equal to the expected return). What is y

Boehm: Estimated Value Per Share, Infinite Dividend, Growth

Boehm Incorporated is expected to pay a $1.50 per share dividend at the end of this year (i.e., D1 = $1.50). The dividend is expected to grow at a constant rate of 6% a year. The require rate of return on the stock, rS is 13%. What is the estimated value per share of Boehm's stock?

Which project has the higher MIRR?

"Your company is considering two mutually exclusive projects, X and Y, whose costs and cash flows are shown below: Year X Y 0 -$ 5,000 - $5,000 1

Periodic LIFO - Ending inventory and Cost of goods sold computation

The periodic inventory records of Saxton Prosthetics indicate the following for the month of July: Jul 1 Beginning merchandise inventory 8 units @ $ 25 each 8 Purchase 15 units @ $ 20 each 15 Purchase 15 units @ $ 32 each 26 Purchase 12 units @ 35 each At July 31, Saxton counts four units of invento

Journal entry - Perpetual inventory system

Please see attached. Preparing a journal entry Accounts: Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Cash, Cost of Goods Sold, Delivery Expense, Freight In, Merchandise Inventory, Purchase Discounts, Purchase Returns and Allowances, Purchases, Sales Discounts, Sales Returns and Allowances, Sales Revenue REQUIREMENTS: 1. J

Inflation - inventory cost flow method

During a period of inflation (increasing costs of goods), which inventory cost flow method would provide the highest ending inventory balance? How would this affect the net income of the company? Explain why it would, or would not, be ethical to select the cost flow method that reports the highest net income?

Corporate Finance Concepts and Benefits

Can someone please provide some assistance with responding to the students Jamie's post below. The question the student answered was: which concepts presented in this course were most important to you? How will this course benefit your personal and/or professional development? What did you find most beneficial about the course?

Benefits of Studying Finance

Can someone please provide some assistance with a question. Its for a MBA course. Please see attached for information and the question. Thank you so much in advance for your help. I really appreciate it. Can someone please provide some assistance with responding to the students Sudip's post below. The question the student ans

How financial statements (IS, BS & CFS) are interrelated

Describe how the financial statements (the income statement, statement of retained earnings, balance sheet and statement of cash flows) are interrelated. Provide at least two examples. If you were an investor, would you place more emphasis on any one particular financial statement? Explain your answer.

Financial Planning in Competitions

Can someone please provide some assistance with responding to the students Jamie's post below. The question the student answered was: what role does financial planning play for a competitive firm? I need help with writing a response to the students post below. My response has to be significant and advanced the discussion and n

Roles Financial Planning Plays in Competitive Firms

Can someone please provide some assistance with responding to the students Jacob's post below. The question the student answered was: what role does financial planning play for a competitive firm? I need help with writing a response to the students post below. My response has to be significant and advanced the discussion and n

Capital budgeting for projects

I need some assistance with this assignment please: Capital budgeting is the process by which long-term fixed assets are evaluated and possibly selected or rejected for investment purposes. The purpose of capital budgeting is to evaluate potential projects for possible investment by the firm. Questions: Address all of the fo

Firm's capital structure

I need help on this assignment please: A firm's capital structure is determined by more than just a component cost for each source of capital and is not fixed over time. Rather, the capital structure of a firm is determined by conditions in the domestic and international economies and it should also reflect changing conditions i

Finance: Capital budgeting

I need some help with this assignment, it is said to be between 4-5 pages long, thank you: The Allied Group is considering two investments. The first investment involves a packaging machine, which can be used to package garments for shipping orders to customers. The second possible investment would be a molding machine that w

Time Value of Money Problems Examinations

I need some help with this assignment please: Bob and Carol are planning for the birth of their first child exactly four years from today. They are now ready to start their savings plan for the big event. The current hospital cost for having a healthy baby at the local hospital is $6500 after all insurance payments. Pre-natal

Flexible budgets by identifying variable and fixed components

Tempo Company's fixed budget for the first quarter of year 2016 reveals the following. Prepare flexible budgets that show variable costs per unit, fixed costs, and three different flexible budgets for sales volumes of 6,000, 7,000, and 8,000 units Sales (7,000 units) $2,800.000 Cost of goods sold: Direct materials $280,000

Stock Pitches for Stocks in telecommunications industry

1. Select 3 not-so-well-known stocks in the Telecommunications and Internet Infrastructure markets. Clarification: 3 total. 2. "Pitch" a potential investor these 3 stocks (i.e. tell why they are good investments). These stock pitches are regularly given and asked for on Wall Street. 3. Some guidelines: each recomme

Long Range Planning

1. Why should a business visualize long range goals and create a long range plan, instead of simply working through one annual plan and budget at a time? 2.Will a business need to make important financial decisions or commitments today that have long range consequences? 3.How is a strategic planning different than l

Bonds with warrants

Name______________________________________ FINC 5880 Session 9 a. Calculate the value of the debt portion of the bonds with warrants. Stock price $30 Bonds-life and par value 20 Par value $1,000 # of warrants per bond 40 Exercise price $36 Wa

Security Valuation: Information Asymmetry

Can you discuss with me in regards to information asymmetry, explain how different buyers and sellers in the securities market can have different information about particular securities that would cause them to value them differently. Also, can you suggest any peer reviewed articles that I can review in addtion to your respo