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1) Money received today is worth more than the same amount of money received in the future. This is true because a)Money received today can grow at a compounded rate b)Future inflation will devalue your current investment c)All goods and services are likely to cost more in the future d)Unique investment opportunities exist t

Journalize issuance of common stock

During its first year of operations,Ritter Corporation had these transactions pertaining to its common stock. JAN. 10 ISSUED 90,000 SHARES FOR CASH AT $5 PER SHARE. JULY 1 ISSUED 50,000 SHARES FOR CASH AT $7 PER SHARE. INSTRUCTIONS A, JOURNALIZE THE TRANSACTIONS, ASSUMING THAT THE COMMON STOCK HAS A PAR VALUE OF $5 PER

Financial Reconciliation

On May 31, 2008 MF Summit Company had a cash balance per books of $6, 781.50. The bank statement from Little Bank on that date showed a balance of $6404.60. A comparison of the statement with the cash account revealed the following facts. 1. The statement included a debit memo of $40 for the printing of additional company che


Sue and Tom Wright are assistant professors at the local university. They each take home about $42,000 per year after taxes. Sue is 37 years of age, and Tom is 35. Their two children, Mike and Karen, are 11 and 9. Were either one to die, they estimate that the remaining family members would need about 75% of the present combi

Define basic financial terminology

Define the following terms and identify their role in finance: a. Finance b. Efficient Market c. Primary Market d. Secondary Market e. Risk f. Security g. Stock h. Bond i. Capital j. Debt k. Yield l. Rate of Return m. Return on Investment n. Cash Flow

Mark to Market Valuation on a Financial Investment

I would like ideas for an essay on mark to market valuation of financial investment explaining how this change in accounting law will effect future earnings. In case of any uses of source, please use references. Mark to Market valuation of financial investment

Value of Portfolio

Question 1: You invested $10,000 eight years ago. The arithmetic average is 10.9% and the geometric average return is 10.5%. What is the value of your portfolio today? Please show detailed step-by-step computations in how you were able to find this answer as I would like to use this example as a template to compute other pro

Identify Temporary or Permanent Differences for Financial Reporting Purposes

Listed below are items that are commonly accounted for differently for financial reporting purposes than they are for tax purposes. INSTRUCTIONS: For each item below, indicate whether it involves: 1) A temporary difference that will result in future deductible amounts and, therefore, will usually give rise to a deferred

Computing the debt ratio

Using the following information, compute the debt ratio. Total liabilities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $247,500 Annual interest expense . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Cost of Capital for Risks

Chapter 13 7. Each of the six firms in the table below is expected to pay the listed dividend payment every year in perpetuity. Firm Dividend ($million) Cost of capital (% /year) S1 10 8 S2 10 12 S3 10 14 B1 100 8 B2 100 12 B3 100 14 a. Using the cost of capital in


Dear Sir, Please solve the attached Financial Management problem related to Financial Planning & Forecasting in Excel Worksheet.

Leverage and value of investments

Please hep with the following problems. 1. A firm's capital structure represents their view on leverage. With corporate taxes, discuss why a firm's value can be higher with leverage even though its earnings are lower. 2. Suppose Google would like to attract more long term investors. What dividend policies should it consid

The following items are included in the 10K EXCEPT which of the following?

1.The following items are included in the 10K EXCEPT which of the following? a. MD&A b. Financial statements c. Auditor's letter of opinion d. Required Supplemental Information (RSI) e. Notes to accompany the financial statements 2.The following items are included in the CAFR EXCEPT which of the follo

Amortization and Fair Value: Reymont Corporation

In early January 2009, Reymont Corporation applied for a trade name, incurring legal costs of $18,000. In January of 2010, Reymont incurred $7,800 of legal fees in a successful defence of its trade name. Instructions: a. Compute 2009 amortization, 12/31/09 book value, 2010 amortization, and 12/31/10 book value if the compa

Powerglide Company: Entries to Record Amortization of Intangible Assets

Please see attached file. Powerglide Company, organized in 2009, has set up a single account for all intangible assets. The following summary discloses the debit entries that have been recorded during 2010. 02/01/2010 Purchased patent (8-year life) $380,000 01/04/2010 Goodwill (indefinite life) 360,0

Conversion price and conversion value of Reading Railroads

Reading Railroad's common stock is currently priced at $25, and its 8 percent convertible debentures (issued at par, or $1,000) are priced at $750. Each debenture can be converted into 20 shares of common stock at any time before 2005. What is the conversion price, CP, and the conversion value of the bond? You will receive 10 po

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Find the simple interest on a $9,212 investment made for 5 years at an interest rate of 6.5% per year. Find the accumulated amount at the end of 11 months on a $325.50 bank deposit paying simple interest at a rate of 3.25% per year. Find the future value of $1,234 invested at 3.46% per year compounded quarterly for 7 y

Entries for new bonds issued, interest, amortization, retirement

Shopko issues $185,000 of 12%, three-year bonds dated January 1, 2009, that pay interest semiannually on June 30 and December 31. They are issued at $189,620. Their market rate is 11% at the issue date. 1: Prepare the January 1, 2009, journal entry to record the bonds' life. 2: Determine the total bond interest expense t

a new mobile broadband from Iacom

This is a fictional task in the sense that there is no concrete plan from Iacom as described in the task text. It applies information about costs and investments. Task 1: Iacom will in 2010 launch a mobile broadband with extreme transmission - 100 Mbits / second - based on the new 4G network. Management has asked for a r

Finance Calculations: Prices and Taxes

Please answer the following questions: 1. The current average selling price for a home in Canada is $275,000. If the current price is 7 2/3% lower than last year, what was last year's average price? 2. An advertising budget of $96,000 for a corporation is allocated to the company's 3 regions on the basis of last year's sa

Financial Markets

Can you please assist me with the following questions? Thank you, 9.) Dan plans to fund his individual retirement account (IRA) with the maximum contribution of $2,000 at the end of each year for the next 10 years. If Dan can earn 10 percent on his contributions, how much will he have at the end of the tenth year? A) $


Please see the attachment. 9. What is the balance in Gale's investment in subsidiary account at the end of 2009? A. $1,099,000 B, $1,020,000 ('.$1,096,200 I). $1,098,000 1 . $1,144,400 10. At the end of 2009, the consolidation entry to eliminate Gale's accrual of Kaltop's earnings would include a credit to Investment in K

Agency Issues

Case: Assessing the Goal of Sports Products, Inc. Loren Seguara and Dale Johnson both work for Sports Products, Inc., a major producer of boating equipment and accessories. Loren works as a clerical assistant in the Accounting Department, and Dale works as a packager in the Shipping Department. During their lunch break one d

Break Even Evaluating Profitability

1) Huntsville supplies is evaluating the profitability of leasing a photocopier for its customers to use on a self-serve basis at 10 cents per copy. The copier may be leased for $300 per month plus 1.5 cents per copy on a full-service contract. Huntsville can purchase paper at $5 per 500 sheet ream. Toner costs $100 per bottle,

Money Managers Differ Greatly

1. Kauai Surf Boards seeking raise capital a large group investors expand operations. suppose investors S&P 500 portfolio, a volatility 15% expected return 10%. The investment expected a volatility 30% a 15% correlation S&P 500. If risk-free interest 4%, coast capital Kauai Surf Boards' expansion? 2. Money Managers differ gre