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Harvard Business Case: 9-202-027 April 18, 2002 Angela Chao Ocean Carriers I need help with the mathematical analysis along with an explanation of the analysis and the conclusion.

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Harvard Business Case: 9-202-027 April 18, 2002 Angela Chao Ocean Carriers I need help with the mathematical analysis along with an explanation of the analysis and the conclusion.

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Need assistance with the following question. Need an explanation of corporate risk mitigation techniques used in capital budgeting. Thanks

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Below is the 2004 year-end balance sheet for Banner, Inc. Sales for 2004 were $1,600,000 and are expected to be $2,000,000 during 2005. In addition, we know that Banner plans to pay $90,000 in 2005 dividends and expects projected net income of 4% of sales. (For consistency with the Answer selections provided, round your forecast

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Compare two alternatives for equipment purchases using capital budgeting techniques. To be honest, I don't even know where to start with this problem and would appreciate any help that you feel is allowed. At least something that could get me started and allow me to check my work when finished. Thank you for your help.

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