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    Investment

    I need some assistance to the following questions. Thank you. Consider two nations, one a developing nation and the other a developed nation. The population size of each nation is the same. Suppose that each nation experienced an equally large increase in investment. Which nation is likely to receive the most benefit from thi

    NPV, IRR, Cost of Capital, & EOQ

    1. The price of a product is $1 a unit. A firm can produce this good with variable costs of $0.50 per unit and total fixed costs of $100. What is the break even level of output? 2. If increasing the use of financial leverage (debt financing) increases the return on equity (roe), why would a company not simply continue to us

    Net Present Value, Break-Even Analysis, Leverage

    A firm has three investment opportunities. Each costs $1,000, and the firm's cost of capital is 10 percent. The cash inflow of each investment is as follows: Cash Inflow A B C Year 1 300 500 100 2 300 400 200 3 300 200 400 4 300 100 500 a. If the net present value method is used,

    Rate of return

    In January, 1950, Billy Bob bought 100 shares of Stock in Ben's Barbeque, Inc. for $37.50 per share. He sold them in January, 2004 for a total of $9,715.02. What is Billy Bob's annual rate of return?

    Expenditures and GDP

    Can you tell me which statement is corrrect (if any) and why? 1. Actual aggregate expenditures does not always equal real GDP. 2. Planned investment exceeds actual investment when real GDP is greater than aggregate planned expenditures. 3. Actual investment exceeds planned investment when real GDP is less than aggregate

    Clarification of Investment Tax Credit Effects for Equipment Capital

    I posted a problem earlier that basically said, "lets assume Congress is considering reinstating a 10% investment tax credit in order to stimulate the economy. The bill would apply to purchases of all new capital equipment, so it would increase the budget deficit by $100 billion per year on a static basis (i.e., before consider

    GDP

    Calculate the totals change in a year's GDP: You win $25,000 in your state lottery. Ever the entrepreneur, you decide to open a Ping Pong ball washing service, buying $15,000 worth of equipment fro Spiffy Ball Ltd, Of Hong Kong and $10,000 from Ball Kleen of Atlanta.

    MPC, MPS, Multiplier

    (See attached file for full problem description) --- HYPOTHETICAL INCOME DATA (BILLIONS OF DOLLARS) (NET EXPORTS IS ASSUMED TO BE ZERO) Y (GDP) C I G $0 $100 $80 $60 100 175 80 60 200 250 80 60 300 325 80 60 400 400 80 60 QUESTIONS 1. What

    Probability for the Investment

    The following table gives the anticipated one-year rates of return from a certain investment and their associated probabilities. Rate of Return X, % Probability, Pi -20 0.10 -10 0.15 10 0.45 25 0.25 30 0.05 a) Calculate the expected rate of return, E(X). b) Calculate the Variance and the Standard deviation of the

    Suppose you make a $2,000 investment in a risky venture...

    Suppose you make a $2,000 investment in a risky venture. There is a 60% chance that the payoff from the investment will be $5,000, a 15% chance that you will just get your money back, and a 25% chance that you will receive nothing at all from your investment. a. Find the expected value of the payoff from your investment of $2

    GDP/Equilibrium and MPC questions

    GDP/Equilibrium and MPC questions: --- C = 250 Billion +. 80GDP Please use equation above for following questions: 1. If the planned investment is $200 billion, the equilibrium level of GDP is: 2. If the equilibrium is $2000 billion, autonomous investment is: ------------------------------------------------------

    Simple GDP questions

    Personal Taxes....................................................... $40 Social Secutity Contributions............................15 Indirect Businesss Taxes.......................................... 20 Corporate Income Taxes.......................................40 Transfer payments................................

    Stock Valuation

    Start-up Industries is a new firm that has raised $200 million by selling shares of stock. Management plans to earn a 24 percent rate of return on equity, which is more than the 15 percent rate of return available on comparable-risk investments. Half of all earnings will be reinvested in the firm.

    Please provide information on ipo and calculation of financing

    The following problem is an example of a firm going public and IPOs. Can you provide an example or hints to the solution. (See attached file for full problem description) Having heard about IPO underpricing, I put in an order to my broker for 1,000 shares of every IPO he can get me. After 3 months, my investment record

    Investment Spending

    Both in the short run and in the long run, investment is the engine of growth. Why is this so? What are the things the government does or could do to induce private investment spending rather than induce comsumption spending, and are there any specific sectors of the economy that should be targeted?

    Present Value Using Formulas or Charts

    Determine the present value of the following. (use formulas or charts) a. An investment which iwll return $10,000 in 10 yrs; similar investments are generating an 8% return. b. $10,000 to be received every year, for the next five years. Expected interest rate for similar investment is 10% c. Is "a" an annuity problem or

    Financial Statement Analysis - Accounting

    Hi, please provide me with a detailed solution, so i know how u came up with the answer to the problem On March 31, 2005, Clique Corporation purchases 250,000 shares of Carborundum Company's common stock for $67 per share. The 250,000 shares represent 16% of Carborundum's outstanding shares. On June 30, 2005, the market pr

    Engineering Economics

    How long must a temporary warehouse last to be a profitable investment if it costs $19,000 to build, has annual maintenance and operating expenses of $480, provides storage space revenue of $3900 per year, and if the company MARR is 10%?

    investment with varying interest rates

    Step-by-step solution in equation form for all cost analysis sections 1. What sum of money will be accumulated in 10 years if: a) $100 is invested at the end of each month at a 15% rate of return compounded annually. b) The same investment as above for a 3% rate of return compounded monthly. What is the effective rate?

    Rate of Return Formula

    What formula would I use to sove the following problem? If you buy a piece of land for $10,000 and spend $1,000 per year on taxes, what is the rate of return if you sell the land for $20,000 after 6 years?

    Underperforming Investment Strategy

    It was stated that under Weak-Form EMH you cannot design an investment strategy which "beats the market" (gives you higher return than average market return, given the riskiness), if such a strategy is based only on analyzing past price movements. Is it possible to design an investment strategy, based on past price movements, w

    Total Dollar Return and Capital Gains

    You invested $10,400 in 200 shares of a company.s stock one year ago. This year you received total dividends of $600. The price of one share is $62,50 today. a. What is your total dollar return? b. What is your capital gain? c. What is your percentage return? d. What is the stocks.dividend yield?

    Investment Instability

    The Bureau of Economic Analysis provided data for real private nonresidential fixed investment in table form at www.bea.gov. Access the BEA interactively and select National Income and Product Account Tables. Find Table 5.4 "Private Fixed Investment by Type." Has recent real private nonresidential fixed investment been volatil

    Investment in Different Currencies

    Suppose the CFO of a German corporation with surplus cash flow has 1 million Euros to invest. Suppose that interest rates on 1-year CD deposits in US banks are 2%, while rates on 1 year CD deposits denominated in euros in German banks are currently 4.5%. Suppose further that the CFO expects that the (euro/$) exchange rate will

    Financial Decision-Making

    Assume the required rate of return increases to 20%. The net present value of the investment would a. increase b. decrease c. stay the same d. become negative e. both "b" and "d", above.

    What is an Investment Banker?

    Google is going to do an IPO (Initial Public Offering), check the news sources and comment on what is different about this offering. When Google goes public will that impact GDP? Why? What is an investment banker, what is their function?

    CPI and the Real Rate of Return

    - Suppose an investor buys $100,000 of shares in a diversified bundle of Bio-tech firms and exactly one year later sells those shares for $110,000. If the value of the CPI at the date of purchase was 160, and rose by the sale date to 168, what was the investor's real rate of return on this investment? - Why is it appropriat