One of the things a security analyst must consider when protecting their infrastructure and information is the ability of an attacker to access information about an organization, systems they utilize, and the information their protecting. One of the techniques an attacker uses is reconnaissance. Reconnaissance is the first pha
Explain why and how state and local governments should install procedures to prevent loss of public funds.
I am trying to find online information, journal articles or textbook references regarding a business approach to evaluation using ROI in a real-world organization. Then, I need to write a 2-3 page APA-formatted paper explaining their use and effectiveness.
Locate at least two articles about one of these financial terms: balance sheet, shareholder's equity, EBITDA, EBITDAM, financial ethics, financial benchmarking, financial trend analysis, and ratio analysis. Write a 1,000- to 1,400-word paper discussing the financial term you have chosen and its application to health care fina
Assume that you have recently joined a family owned renewable energy company in the UK and your first task is to advise the board on appropriate funding sources to secure the 100m that the company requires to fund a new investment project. You have been asked to provide a report detailing the various funding sources available
1. Mario just invested 12K into an interest bearing account that yields 11.0% Inflation is 6.6% a) What is the actual dollar value of Mario's investment be after 9 years b) What is the inflation-free interest rate (round to the nearest .01 percent) c) What will the constant dollar value of Mario's investment be after 9 years
1. Descibe ciphertext and explain how you would test a piece of ciphertext to determine quickly if it was likely the result of transposition? 2. Describe how a VPN works. 3. Describe how a DMZ is used to protect a network but remain open for business. 4. Describe the difference of how a HIDS and NIDS work. Please spell out th
1) (Cost of Debt) Belton is issuing a $1,000 par value bond that pays 7 percent annual interest and matures in 15 years. Investors are willing to pay $958 for the bond. Flotation costs will be 11 percent of market value. The company is in an 18 percent tax bracket. What will be the firm's after-tax cost of debt on the bond?
The ability of a business to meet its short-term cash requirements is called liquidity. It is affected by the timing of a company's cash inflows and outflows along with prospects for future performance. Efficiency refers to how productive a company is in using its assets, and it is usually measured relative to how much revenue i
A. Evaluate the organization's financial performance during the past 2 years, using financial ratios. Calculate the following ratios for 2011 and 2010 for Lowe's. o Current o Debt o Return on equity o Days receivable Here are the websites with sound info about Lowe's: SEC Filings: http://investing.bus
RESPONSIBILITY INCOME STATEMENT PREPARATION HAPPY LAND is segmented into two sales departments: software and video games. During April these two departments reported the following operating results: Software Video games Sales
Micro Tech is considering 2 alternative proposals for modernizing its production facilities. To provide a basis for selection the cost accounting dept has developed the following data regarding the expected annual operating results for the 2 proposals: P
Match the following finance terms with the solutions below. If none fit, indicate it. A. The examination of differences among revenue, costs and cash flows under alternative courses of action. B. A cost incurred in the past that cannot be changed as a result of future actions. C. The process of planning and evaluating propo
A supplier is offering Longley Hospital a new supply contract of 3/20, net 60. a. When does the system have to pay its suppliers? b. Should the hospital take advantage of the discount offered? Provide calculation to prove your position. Assume a 360 day business year.
MT 217 can manufacture the new PDA for $200 each in variable costs. Fixed costs for the operation are estimated to run $4.5 million per year. The estimated sales volume is 70,000, 80,000, 100,000, 85,000, and 75,000 per each year for the next five years, respectively. The unit price of the new PDA will be $340. The necessary equ
Suppose buy orders are placed for twice as many shares of a stock as the number of shares offered for sale in a one-hour period. What would be the relationship (higher, lower, or the same) between the reported trading price just before and just after that one-hour period, assuming no other events occurred? What kind of experi
What CHARACTERISTICS would make an encryption absolutely unbreakable? What CHARACTERISTICS would make an encryption impractical to break?
List the advantages and disadvantages of Public versus Private Financing. Explain why companies go to private and leveraged buyouts. The advantages and disadvantages of going public is an area worthy of consideration. While it seems that the ultimate goal of every small firm is to grow large enough to one day be public, th
Please provide three examples of how financial analysis can be used to assess and improve business performance. How do financial analysis tools help managers and their companies?
This solution explains if cost efficiency equals the least costly, what quality of care means, if emergency rooms should be forced to provide for uninsured patients, and how terms shape beliefs.
1. Is it fair to require hospital emergency departments to provide unreimbursed care? 2. How do terms we use shape our beliefs (for example, charity care and bad debts both being considered uncompensated care)? 3. What does "quality of care" mean? 4. Does cost efficiency mean least costly? Why?
Cash in bank: $20,000 Receivables(net of allowance for doubtful accounts): $160,000 Merchandise inventory: $90,000 Total current assets: $270,000 Accounts payable(including accured operating expenses): $150,000 Working capital: $120,000 (the above breakdown is of the financial statement of june 30 and shows the current w
Can you help me evaluate Medicare, Medicaid, VA, or active military systems of healthcare? Evaluate and discuss components of cost, quality, or access to care within the context of one of these systems.
Scenario: The tsetsekos Company was planning to finance an expansion. The principal executives of the company all agreed that an industrial company such as theirs should finance growth by means of common stock rather than by debt. However, they felt that the current $42 per share price of the company's common stock did not refle
For a farm commodity, rye grain in 2002, the price-demand and price supply equations are given by: price - demand equation p= -0.01x + 26.38 price - supply equation p= 0.005x - 9.02 where price is dollars per bushel, and x is in billions of bushels. a. find the quantity of grain supplied at equilibrium. b. Find the pr
A company is on the verge of a new product launch. Depending on how well the product does in the marketplace, three possible outcomes for next years valuation are: $210m, $150m or $60m. The risk is diversifiable and the outcomes are equally likely. Assume that the risk free interest rate is 5% and ignore all other market imp
Please provide some assistance with this assignment. Considering the following three companies: i) eBay ii) The Clorox Company (CLX) iii) Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYS: ALK). Upon reviewing total debt/equity ratios, company betas, profitability ratios, company revenue, assets, and liabilities, and the nature of the o
Telecom Italia is considering the investment in a capital project. The initial cost in year 0 is $149,000 to be depreciated straight line over 5 years to an expected salvage value of $15,000. The firm's tax rate is 35% and it has an 11% cost of capital (the firm's discount rate, or "hurdle" rate). For this project an additional
Charlotte's Clothing issued a 5 percent bond with a maturity date of 15 years. Five years have passed and the bond is selling for $690. (a)What is the current yield? (b) What id the yeild to maturity? If five years later the yield to maturity is 10 percent, what will be the price of the bond?
A bond with 15 years until maturity has a semiannual interest payment of $40. If the bond sells for its par value, what are the bond's current yield and yield to maturity values?
Note: Please see the attachment to view the table which is needed for this question. Question: You invest 30% in Ham and 70% in Cheese. Find the return and variance on the portfolio. You must calculate: expected return for both firms; standard deviation or variance (assume it is a population (n observations)) for both firms;