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I'm at work trying to answer this tough problem. Could you please help me?

To enhance my learing could you please show me how to answer this problem in a intelligent manner? Come up with an alternative money to currency. Please remember, currency is cash. Do not use any other forms of money, such as, checks, debit cards, and ect. By the way, please do not use precious metals or jewals. Justify

To enhance my learning could you please in a step-by-step process how to answer this problem resulting effect on the Aggregate Demand/Aggregate Supply Model? Please explain in simple terms. Under what circumstances might the Fed want to shrink (contract) the money supply? Be sure to relate your answer to the resulting effect on the Aggregate Demand/ Aggregate Supply model.

I'm at work trying to do this problem. Having trouble could you please help me? To enhance my learning could you please in a step-by-step process how to answer this problem resulting effect on the Aggregate Demand/Aggregate Supply Model? Please explain in simple terms. Under what circumstances might the Fed want to shrink

Managerial Accounting

I need help with these study problems. Thank you. NORTHSTAR COMPANY Maintenance department costs: Budgeted operating costs per month $80,000 plus cost per machine-hour $0.50 Peak-period requirements: Machine tools division 65% Special products division 35% October estimates of machine-hour activity:

Exchange Rate Risk.

Suppose you own a portfolio of British securities valued at $430,000. The exchange rate is currently at $1 = £0.57. A currency contract on British pounds is set at 62,500 pounds. How many contracts must you purchase to protect your portfolio from exchange rate risk?

Currency Flows and Foreign Exchange

Foreign exchange risk is a problem when dealing with long term receivables etc. However, how do you get your money home from countries that limit currency flows outside of their borders.


How could an organization that needs Euros in six months protect itself from currency fluctuations? 150 words

Foreign Currency Transaction

Grete Corp. had the following foreign currency transactions during 2009: -Purchased merchandise from a foreign supplier on Jan 20,2009, for the U.S. dollar equivalent of $60,000 and paid the invoice on April 20, 2009, at the U.S. Dollar equivalent of $68,000 -On Sept 1, 2009, borrowed the U.S. dollar equivalent of $300,000

Foreign Currency Transaction - Interest-Bearing Note

On July 1, 2009, Houghton Company borrowed 200,000 euros from a foreign lender evidenced by an interest-bearing note due on July 1, 2010. The note is denominated in euros. The U.S. dollar equivalent of the note principal is as follows: Date Amount July 1, 2009 (date borrowed)

Foreign Exchange Transaction

Post Inc, had a receivable from a foregn customer that is payable in the customer's loca currency. On Dec 31, 2009, Post correctly included this receivable for 200,000 local currency units (LCU) int its balance sheet at $110,000. When Post collected the receivable on Feb 15, 2010, the U.S. dollar equivalent was $95,000. In P

Ethics and Complying with Foreign Laws

Is it ethical for a U.S. company to simply comply with the laws of the foreign country in which it is operating? Should U.S. laws be applicable to organizations operating in a foreign country? If so, who should enforce these laws? Explain your answer. - Choose a historical example of an ethical dilemma that deals with global

IFRS vs GAAP for the future of financial accounting.

I think the IFRSs are going to cause a big change in the way accounting is approached worldwide. We will finally have a set of universal accounting standards that will be used by companies all over the globe. Those entering the accounting field will be encouraged to learn about these standards, as they are soon to become the "

Reduce foreign exchange risk

1. What can a firm do to reduce foreign exchange risk? 2. What are the differences between a forward contract, a futures contract, and options?

Exchange rate

In December 2007, the spot exchange rate for the British Pound was $1.9988/£. Suppose that, at the same time, the one-year interest rate in the United States was 3.25% and the one-year interest rate in Great Britain was 4.25%. a. Based on these rates, what forward (one year) exchange rate is consistent with no arbitrage?

International Business Questions

1. Why is an exporter that is to be paid in six months in a foreign currency worried about fluctuating foreign exchange rates? 2. Are there ways in which this exporter can protect itself? If so, what are they? 3. How does the credit or money market hedge work? 4. Why is acceleration or delay of payments more usefu

International vs. US Standards 350 Words

Case 3-5 International versus U.S. Standards: 350+ words Under U.S. GAAP, property, plant, and equipment are reported at historical cost net of accumulated depreciation. These assets are written down to fair value when it is determined that they have been impaired.A number of other countries, including Australia, Brazil, Engl

Exchange Rate: fundamental analysis

One function of the foreign exchange market is to convert the currency of one country into the currency of another. A second function of the foreign exchange market is to provide insurance against foreign exchange risk. The most common approach to exchange rate forecasting is fundamental analysis. This relies on variables suc

Calculating Profits in US Dollars for Each Unit Sold

In the currency markets, 1 U.S. dollar = 0.6373 British pound and 1 U.S. dollar equals 1.0279 euros. Wolverine Cola produces cherry cola in England at a cost of 0.55 British pound per unit. The product is sold in France for 1.25 euros. In terms of U.S. dollars, how much profit is Wolverine realizing on each unit sold?

Risk Management Overview Paper

I have to write a 850 word paper about the coffee company, Starbucks. I have to define the following corporate risk terms and describe their relevance to Starbucks. a. Organizational risk b. Business risk c. Financial risk In addition to these three, I also have to discuss at least t

For each company, prepare the necessary journal entry to record the exchange.

Can you help me get started with this assignment? B.T. Corp, which manufactures shoes, hired a recent college graduate to work in its accounting department. On the first day off work, the accountant was assigned to total a batch of invoices with the use of an adding machine. Before long, the accountant, who had never before s

International Finance for Apple Inc: global investment banking process

I have to write a paper on Apple Inc. Apple has an international presence and my paper needs to be about the following: 1) How the global investment banking process has assisted the organization in how they do business overseas. Be sure to properly cite your references in your paper.

Acme Company's strategic options (compare to Bank of America, HSBC & Citibank)

Can you help me get started with this assignment? 5-6 paragraphs Details: The Acme Company is exploring many strategic options. Whichever global business strategy the Acme Company eventually chooses, the firm inevitably will require the services of a bank to help manage its working capital. Many major multinational banks pr

Global Financial Management (doing business in China)

Can you help me get started with this assignment? 3-5 pages Details: Long-term investment projects require a thorough understanding of all attributes of doing business in that country, including import/export restrictions, labor relations, supplier financing, tax rules, depreciation schedules, currency properties and restri

Question about International Accounting Standards Board

Describe the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) and its purpose. What countries are subject to the IASB? How is the IASB the same or different from the FASB? Do you think there should be global accounting standards? Why or why not?

Texana Inc. imports inventory from Mexico.

Please explain the attached problem. Any examples would be greatly appreciated. Thank you. Texana Inc. imports inventory from Mexico. Prepare the journal entries for Texana to record the following transactions. Include any year-end adjustments.

International Business Accounting and financial management

1. Why do the accounting systems of different countries differ? Why do these differences matter? 2. Why are transactions among members of a corporate family not included in consolidated financial statements? 3. How can the finance function of an international business improve the competitive position of the firm in the g

Foreign Exchange Risk Types

What are the types of foreign exchange risk companies face when they deal internationally? It would be great if you could explain in detail with examples if possible.