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Circuit City Current Market Trend

Since Circuit City has filed bankruptcy and has closed down its stores, what is its current market structure (perfect[pure]competition, monopolistic competition, monopoly, or oligopoly) and trend? Also, how has its cost structure changed (benefits and wage; fixed and variable cost)?

Insurance policy

Need help in preparing a 3 page document discussing the different types of insurance policies that affect individual consumers to include: Home, auto,life,health and disability. Also have to discuss why these are important and what do they cover. Also who should carry this type of insurance.

CAFR Analysis

See file attached. Please help to start preparing 250-350-word overview budget report and 3 PowerPoint slides (here is the link The report has to overview, a) the Population including information from page #98 that it will be one of the PowerPoint slides and b) the Gove

Scenerio and questions

Two more questions from the previous scenario at the bottom of word document. Big Drive Auto is a multistate dealer of several manufacturers' cars and trucks. They sell the vehicles, service them, sell parts for repair, and do a significant business in motor oil, coolant, and replacement tires. Management is always scanning t

Cost formula & expected cost

QUESTION 4. Costs and the other related data to a car which was owned by Medex Corporation is as follows: Acquisition cost of the car : $80.000 Total mileage driven İn 2002 : 10.000 miles Total mileage driven in 2003 : 20.000 miles Year Gasoline Insurance Maintenance Lubricant Tax 2002 800 340 300 100 60 2003 1600 34

Chan Corp. İncome Statement / Medex Corp Cost Formula

The Following İtems (in millions) pertain to the Chan Corporation The Graph is in the attachment. Chan's manufacturing cost system uses a three-part classification of direct materials, direct manufacturing labor, and indirect manufacturing costs. Prepare an income statement .... Please see the attached file.

What is QM's weighted average cost of capital? A) What would be the taxes associated with this sale? B) If the old machine were sold for $40,000, what would be the taxes associated with this sale?

12-12A (Weighted average cost of capital). The target capital structure for QM Industries is 40 percent common stock, 10 percent preferred stock, and 50 percent debt. If the cost of equity for the firm is 18 percent, the cost of preferred stock is 10 percent, the before-tax cost of debt is 8 percent, and the firm's tax rate is 3

Surviving spouse status

to be able to understand the problem can you please show details and reasoning for your computation. 1) John, a cash basis taxpayer, died on October 30, 2007. His wife, Joanna, provides you with the following information. From January 1, 2007 until his death, John

Taxable income and Liability

to be able to understand the problem can you please show details and reasoning for your computation. 1) The following information is available for Sam and Sally Wells, a married couple filing a joint return, for 2007: Salary (earned by Tom) $100,

Tax Preparations

to be able to understand the problem can you please show details and reasoning for your computation. 1) Bill is married and files a joint return. He reports the following items of income and loss for the year: Salary

Naboo consulting is the business

See the attached files. Naboo consulting is the business, Trial Balance - May 31, 2007 DEBIT CREDIT Cash 7,500 Accts Rec 3,000 Prepaid insurance 3,600 Supplies 2,500 Office furniture 12,000 Accts Payable 3,500 Unearned Service Revenue 4,000 Common Stock 19,000 Service Reve

Web Field Trip to

This question is based on your Web Field Trip to If you annuitize your current savings, can you afford to retire? How much will you need in retirement to maintain your current lifestyle?

Monopolistic Competitive Industry Basic Features

Question 8 Which of the following is not a basic feature of a monopolistically competitive industry? a. There are many buyers and sellers in the industry b. Each firm in the industry produces a differentiated product c. There is free entry and exit into the industry d. Each firm owns a patent on its p

Uncertainty, insurance

A farmer can grow wheat, or potatoes, or both. If the weather is good, an acre of land yields a profit of $2000 if devoted to wheat, and $1000 if devoted to potatoes. Should the weather be bad, an acre of wheat yields $1000 and potatoes $1750. Good and bad weather are equally likely. a. Assuming that the farmer's utility o

Making an Equipment Purchase Decission by NPV Method

A Company, whose current earnings put them in 35% marginal tax bracket, is considering purchasing a piece of equipment for $25,0000. The equipment will be depreciated using the straight line method over a 4 year useful life to a salvage value of $5000. It is estimated that the equipment will increase the company's earnings by $8

Congressional legislation advertising restrictions

Budweiser (recently bought out by a Belgium based beer company), Miller and Coors who together produce 80% of all beer consumed in the US, each spend well over $250 million a year on television advertising campaigns, promoting their beer brands. Obviously, if one firm is advertising its brands heavily, the others must also adv

Operating Cash Flow for Zeta Software

Zeta Software is considering a new project whose data are shown below. The required equipment has a 3-year tax life, after which it will be worthless, and it will be depreciated by the straight-line method over 3 years. Revenues and other operating costs are expected to be constant over the project's 3-year life. What is the

Net Present Value

Mountain Fresh Water Company is considering two mutually exclusive machines. Machine A has an up-front cost of $100,000 (CF0 = -100,000), and it produces positive after-tax cash inflows of $40,000 a year at the end of each of the next 6 years. Machine B has an up-front cost of $50,000(CF0 = -50,000), and it produces after-ta

WACC Calculation

Malitz Inc. recently hired you as a consultant to estimate the company's WACC. You have obtained the following information. (1) Malitz's noncallable bonds mature in 25 years, have an 8.00% annual coupon, a par value of $1,000, and a market price of $1,075.00. (2) The company's tax rate is 40%. (3) The risk-free rate is 4.50%

Pro Forma Income Statement: Forecast for Year-End Net Income

Pro forma income statement: At the end of last year, Roberts Inc. reported the following income statement (in millions of dollars). Sales $3,000 Operating costs excluding depreciation 2,450 EBITDA 500 Depreciation 250 EBIT 300 Interest 125 EBT 175 Taxes (40%) 70 Net income 105 Looking ahead

Capital budgeting Net Present Value

A project with the expected cash flows: Year Cash flow 0 - $615,000 1 + 141,000 2 + 300,000 3 + $300,000 What is this project's internal rate of return? If the discount rate is 0%, what is this project's net present value? If the discount rate is 4%, what is thi

Finding Profit Maximisation Activity Level

21st Century Insurance offers mail-order auto insurance to preferred risk drivers in the New York area. The company is the low-cost provider of insurance in this market, but does not believe its annual premium of $1,500. can be raised for competitive reasons. Rates are expected to remain stable during coming periods; hence, P =

Cost accounting

Edgar Automobile Manufacturing Co [ EAM] produces cars for both American and Japanese car companies. It currently manufactures the transmission that go into the cars . X Corp [X] has offered to provide the transmissions to EAM for $400 each. EAM produces 5,000 cars per month and has the following costs for the manufacture of

Income elasticity

The income elasticity for most staple foods, such as wheat, is known to be between 0 and 1. a. As incomes rise over time, what will happen to the demand for wheat? b. What will happen to the quantity of wheat purchased by consumers? c. What will happen to the percentage of their budgets that consumers spend on wheat? d. All othe