Explore BrainMass

The Time Value of Money

Present Value of the Future Amount

37. Given some amount to be received several years in the future, if the interest rate increases, the present value of the future amount will be (pick the best answer) 1 higher 2 lower 3 stay the same 4 cannot tell 5 variable

Finance questions

I have attached a format to use for the following questions. I need help, because for some of these I have been searching online for a calculator that can help me an I need help with these and others. The week 2 word document are the questions and the excel document is the template the have to go in. --- 1.Present Valu

calculate a monthly mortgage payment

Using a calculator can you show me step by step how I can calculate a monthly mortgage payment. For example the mortgage is $120K, the rate is 4.5% and the term is 360 months. Further suppose I decide to pay off the mortgage at year 5, what would the amount owed be? I have read the book and see the formula, I can calcul

Time Value of Money Using Rule 72

I have two questions but question 2 has three parts: 1) Using the Rule of 72, how much would $5,000 accumalte to after 27 years if the rate of return is 8% ? 2 a) What woudl the value of a $1000 face value bond with a stated interest rate of 9% return and a 10 year life ? b) if the intrest rate increased to 10%, what wo

Time Value of Money - Accounting Interest Compounded

Company makes a deposit of $600,000 on 1/1/01 and a deposit of $400,000 on 1/1/03 into an account that pays interst at 6% compounded semiannually. On 1/1/04, Company transfers the entire balance in the account to a new account that pays interest at 8% compounded quarterly. Company then deposits %500,000 into the account on 1/1

Need Help with formulas on problems

These are just exercises. I need help with figuring out the formulas on all 5 questions. Thanks! (Complete problem also found in attachment) 1. Annuity Values. a. What is the present value of a 3-year annuity of $100 if the discount rate is 6 percent? b. What is the present value of the annuity in (a) if you hav

Time Value Money, Rate of return,

1. U have been tracking a non-dividend paying share that you purchased. Its price since you purchased it (t = 0) until today (t = 3) has been P0 = $27.50, P1 = $17.50, P2 = $31.50 and P3 = $26.50. a) Compute the periodic rates of return. b) Compute the arithmetic and geometric rate of return for this stock over the pas

Time value of money, unearned revenue

1) Would you rather have a hundred dollars today or a hundred dollars a year from now? Why? 2) What are the underlying concepts behind time value of money? 3) What are examples of long-term notes payable in our personal finances? 4) Why is unearned revenue considered a liability?

Using present value to determine better pay

A famous quarterback just signed a $15 million contract providing $3 million a year for 5 years. A less famous receiver signed a $14 million 5-year contract providing $4 million now and $2 million a year for 5 years. Who is better paid? The interest rate is 10%. Please show all work. Thanks!

Future value and yield curve

1. Person A's portfolio is worth $100,000 today. He expects to retire in 10 years and also expects to earn an 8% return per year on his portfolio until he retires. Person A's yearly statement from the Social Security Administration projects that he will receive a constant amount of $2000 per month beginning at his retirement

Company Performance and Future Assessment-Statement of Cash Flows

I'm having a problem trying to assess a company's current performance and assessing their future. I have part of the statement of cash flows, and all of my figures match and are ok. I'm stuck trying to figure out how they are currently performing, and how to assess their future. There are so many equations, and I'm not sure w

Chart question

This problem involves a contract where someone receives money every few months for a certain length of time and then wants to sell the contract for an arbitrage oppurtunity. Anyone can buy or sell a contract that entitles the owner (buyer) to receive $80.00 every six months for the next two years (payments made at the end of

Interest Rates

1/ In fifteen years you need $1,000,000 to move to Fiji. Ten years from now you can invest in a five year investment that pays 12% interest compounded quarterly. Five years from now you can invest in a five year investment that pays 10.5% compounded semiannually. If you are able to earn 8.25% interest compounded monthly for the

Future Amount

The amount of money that would need to be invested today at a given interest rate over a specified period in order to equal a future amount is called _______. future value, present value, future value interest factor, or present value interest factor I believe the answer is - future value interest factor - please advise a

Normal distributions , TVM

1.Consider the normal distributions drawn below (with different scales) They both have m = 20 and the area of the shaded region of each is 0.90. Which of the following holds? a. x1 < x2 b. x1 > x2 c. x1 = x2 d. There is not enough information e. x1 ³ x2 2.If you deposit $5000 into a fund paying 6% interest compound

Time value of money

Provide two examples of real world situations that apply the time value of money concepts.

Finance Future value/ Present value

Assume you intend to retire 25 years from today. During your retirement years you need to have an annual income flow of $86,000 per year for 15 years with the amount occurring exactly 25 years from today. On the 15th year of retirement, in addition to the lump sum, you need an additional $150,000 for miscellaneous purposes. You

Future Value

If we assume that the interest rate is 4%. And the inflation will be 3%. The salary is $40,000 and the time period is 25 years. What is the future value of the salary in 25 years? Please show the calculations. Will this amount be enough to live on in 25 years?

Time value of money, NPV, IRR

1. XYZ has decided to join a national franchise. Annual year-end cash flow is expected to increase by $10,000. At a 12 percent effective required return, what is the value of the franchise affiliation? 2. XYZ purchased new 20-year 6% bonds of BMC Corporation for $100,000 each when they were issued two years ago. I

What is the value of one ordinary share of the company?

I am evaluating a company. It is considered to be 2002, and this time, the company & the whole industry is considered unprofitable. The company doesn't pay dividends on its common shares. I have decided to value the company using my forcasts of FCFE and assume: * The company has 17 billion outstanding shares * Sales will

Future value

What is the future value of $1000 invested today if it earns 10% interest for 1 year? 2 years?