1. Explain what happens to the price of a bond that pays a fixed percent of the face value every year when interest rates in the economy increase. 2.Suppose that a stock has a price that gives it the same expected rate of return as a bank account. Explain why this is not an equilibrium situation.
Case-74 Solution GIVEN IN CASE Electro Technology Corporation Entrepreneurship Financing and Valuation This case illustrates a relatively simple discounted cash flow valuation of an entrepreneurial business. The model uses five years of forecasted equit
Write a brief history of the FEDERAL RESERVE system and discuss the organizational structure of this agency as well as the role the Fed has in drafting and implementing U.S. Monetary policy. Make sure you identify the THREE tools the FED has available to influence the Money Supply and interest rates in the US Economy in your res
The government of the Philippines applied for $3.0 million. Loan from the Asian Development Bank. $2.5 million will be used for repairs and extension of the existing irrigation system and $.5 million will be used to purchase fertilizer to increase rice production. The production response of rice to different levels of fertilize
There are over 5,000 banks in the U.S. -- more than 10 times the number per capita than other industrialized countries. A recent study indicates that the long-run average cost curve for an individual bank is basically flat. If Congress took steps to consolidate banking, thereby reducing the number of banks by half, what would
Is there anyone somebody that can assist/help me understand this problem? 1.Describe three ways in which the Federal Reserve can change the money supply. 2.If the Federal Reserve is going to adjust all of these tools during an economy that is growing too quickly, what changes would they make? 3.If the Federal Reserve i
Discuss three main functions of the Federal Reserve Bank.
I need help with the following: Please imagine you are VP Employee Communications at a large service firm, such as a bank, advertising or consulting firm. Create an email (about 450 words) to all your employees to announce an email policy you have just created. You are not persuading: you are announcing. However, you must
Hello, I have attached five HW problems that I need help on. Thanks!
Tom total revenue from his cafe is 50000/ yr, he bought a coffee machine costing $5000 with ($2000 of which is his savings which the bank gave him an interest rate of 5% and $3000 is a loan from the bank which the rates is 10%). If he work as a sales man he can earn $30000 /yr. What is his explicit and implicit cost. I know t
Explain the role of the Federal Reserve System and the 12 Federal Reserve Banks. Discuss the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) and the Federal Funds Rate. What do they do to manage the economy and the money supply? How do they control inflation and deflation?
5-4B. (Present value) What is the present value of the following future amounts? a. $800 to be received 10 years from now discounted back to the present at 10 percent b. $400 to be received 6 years from now discounted back to the present at 6 percent c. $1,000 to be received 8 years from now discounted back to the present at
1. The B Bank loans Joe Smith some money. Joe signs a promissory note obligating him to pay the money back at 8% interest. The note is a standard form prepared by the bank. For this reason, the bank is the maker of this note. True False 2. A check payable to the order of cash is an example of bearer paper. True
Your company is considering manufacturing carrying cases for the portable video game machines that are currently popular.
Your company is considering manufacturing carrying cases for the portable video game machines that are currently popular. It is decided to borrow $200,000 from each of two banks - First American and First Citizen. On the day that you visit both banks the quoted prime interest rate is 7%. Each loan is similar in that e
At the beginning of the year, an audio engineer quit his job and gave up a salary of 175,000 per year in order to start his own business, Sound devices, inc. The new company builds, installs and maintain custom audio equiptment for businesses that require high-quality audio systems. A partial income statement for Sound devices,
Brian and Allen are 30 years old with identical academic records and job history. Both currently have jobs paying $40,000 per year. The only difference between Brian and Allen is their credit score. Allen's credit score is high and he can borrow money at 5%. Unfortunately, Brian's credit score is not very good and banks are onl
If banks face a problem in loan markets when bad credit risks are the ones most likely to seek bank loans, it is described as: a) moral hazard b) moral suasion c) adverse selection d) fraud e) Profit making trouble Which of the above options is correct? Is it moral hazard?
Suppose a $1,000 par-value bond was issued last year with a promised annual rate of return (yield) of 6 percent when market interest rates on comparable securities were also 6 percent. Thus, the bond pays its holder $60 annually in interest. Today, one year later, market interest rates on comparable securities are 10 percent. Th
I need help answering the following questions about the attached scenario, please view attached file: 1) Identify decisions made by key organizational stakeholders that are affected by interest rates. 2) identify how interest rates affect the cost of operating a business. 3) Find the current yield curve and interpret t
Given the recent melt down in the financial and banking sectors from over leverage, excessive deregulation, and bad loans, what government policy or regulation would you suggest to prevent future occurrences? Economies of several nations have been adversely impacted as a result.
Please respond to the following: A company incurs the following monthly costs: Labor $400 Equipment $300 Materials $100 It owns the building (which usually rents for $800) that it uses for the business. The owner gave up his $48000 annual salary as a bank manager to run the business. He doe
Turnaround Strategies Below are the balance sheet and income statement for 2005 and 2006 of a company that is in financial distress. Balance Sheet for 2005 and 2006 2005 ($) 2006 ($) Cash 20,000 5,000 Accounts receivables 150,000 395,000 Inventories 300,000 200,000 Total current assets 470,000 600,000 Fixed assets, ne
1. A bank pays 2.5% per year on its savings account, while a money market account pays 2.4% per year compounded continuously. The bank's rate is: a. Lower than the money market rate. b. Equivalent to the money market rate. c. Higher than the money market rate, but by less than 0.10%. d. Greater than the money market r
All numbers are in millions. given that reserves are required to be 10% of deposits, Bank A is clearly short on meeting its reserve requirement. In the blank balance sheets, write in the balance sheet positions of each bank after Bank B loans Ban A funds in the federal funds market so that both banks can meet their reverse requi
Pricing ATM Machines (Simple Pricing) A bank in a medium-sized Midwestern city, Firm X, currently charges $1 per transaction at its ATMs. To determine whether to raise price, the bank managers experimented with a number of higher prices (in 25 -cent increments) at selected ATMs. The marginal cost of an ATM transaction is $0
The possible payoffs from Ms. Ketchup's projects (see Section 18.3) have not changed but there is now a 40 percent chance that project 2 will pay off $24 and a 60 percent chance that it will pay off $0. a. Recalculate the expected payoffs to the bank and Ms. Ketchup if the bank lends the present value of $10. Which project w
Need help putting together a 2 page paper about how credit is evaluated and explain the criteria that is used to evaluate the creditworthiness of an individual. How might this information help a person build good credit?
Q1) Major multinational organizations such as Acme (some of which are listed below) attempt to track the relative movements and magnitudes of global capital investment. Using these web pages and others you may find, prepare a 5-6 paragraph executive briefing on the question of whether capital generated in the industrialized coun
Attached is a example from my book. Natalie is busy establishing both divisions of her business (cookie classes and mixer sales) and completing her business degree. Her goals for the next 11 months are to sell one mixer per month and to give two to three classes per week. The cost of the fine European mixers is expected t
1. You are the manager of the customer service department at a bank and you want to hire customer service representatives for a newly opened bank branch. You realize that you can hire employees with a high school degree (HS) who earn $10,000 annually or employees with a bachelor's degree (B) who earn $20,000. You want to maxi