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social welfare function

4. Congress is allocating $1 million of research funding. It can fund research in surfboard safety, B, or in snowmobile safety, S. Since research is measured in dollars, the price of each good is $1. The utility of each Californian is The utility of all other Americans is a. To make this decision, Congress uses the soci

Capital Budgeting

The task is to calculate a capital budgeting for a new hotel (eco-hotel) in Ontario. Attached, you will find 4 excel files providing different statements (such as initial cost, depreciation, income statement, cash flow etc.), and there is few questions paste inside the attachment. And I will appreciate if you can solve the follo

Capital Budgeting Projects

You are asked to analyse the following project: Initial investment: Equipment: $3,500,000 Initial net Working capital 10% of first year sales Operating results Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 $4,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,500,000 $5,000,000 Variable costs: 60% of sales F

Dividend Fundamentals

What are alternative ways in which investors can receive a cash return from their investment in the equity of a company? From a tax standpoint, which of these would be preferred, assuming that investors pay a 35 percent tax rate on dividends and a 15 percent tax rate on capital gains? What if investors faced the same 15 percent

Help with accounting homework

Whitegloves Janitorial Service was started 2 years ago by Nancy Kohl. Because business has been exceptionally good, Nancy decided on July 1, 2008, to expand operations by acquiring an additional truck and hiring two more assistants. To finance the expansion, Nancy obtained on July 1, 2008, a $25,000, 10% bank loan, payable $10,

Production Costs

Please refer attached file for better clarity of tables. Some of the expressions typed here may not be exactly same as in attached file. (1)Gomez runs a small pottery firm. He hires one helper at $12,000 per year, pays annual rent of $5,000 for his shop, and materials cost $20,000 per year. Gomez has $40,000 of his own fund

fixed cost or variable cost

From our discussion of cost of production and your previous commentary on the type of business you would like to operate; consider the cost of production - for example, the fixed cost and variable cost - "Do you think your firm will have more fixed cost of variable cost? Why? What are they? What are some potential dangers? Fo

Cost of Equity & Capital

A firm has a total market value of $10 millions and debt has a market value of $4 millions. What is the after-tax weighted average cost of capital if the before - tax cost of debt is 10%, the cost of equity is 15% and the tax rate is 35%? A. 13% B. 11.6% C. 8.75% D. None of the given answers Given the following

Effect & Benefit of Debt- Easy but confusing mult choice question!

Confusing Multiple Choice Questions! #11- The positive value to the firm by adding debt to the capital structure in the presence of corporate taxes is: I) Due to the extra cash flow going to the investors of the firm rather than the tax authorities II) Due to the earnings before interest and taxes being fully taxed at the

Accounting - Multiple Choice

Multiple Choice 1. Costs which can be eliminated in whole or in part if a particular business segment is discontinued are called: a. irrelevant costs. b. sunk costs. c. opportunity costs. d. avoidable costs. 2. Which of the following cash flows is relevant in a decision about accepting Alternative X or Alternat

Analyzing a project with front-loaded earnings

Please use the attached spreadsheet!!! Thank you!!! Wind Power Inc. builds and operates wind frames that generate electrical power using windmills. The firm has wind farms throughout the Southwest, including Texas, New Mexico, and Oklahoma. In the spring of 2007 the firm was considering an investment in a new monitoring syste

Dropping or retaining a segment

Jackson County Senior Services is a nonprofit organization devoted to providing essential services to seniors who live in their own homes within the Jackson County area. Three services are provided for seniors-home nursing, meals on wheels, and housekeeping. In the home nursing program, nurses visit seniors on a regular basis to

Direct Materials Budget

Micro Products, Inc., has developed a very powerful electronic calculator. Each calculator requires four small "chips" that cost $2 each and are purchased from an overseas supplier. Micro Products has prepared a production budget for the calculator by quarters for Year 2 and for the first quarter of Year 3, as shown below: Y

Expected Cash Collections

Peak sales for Midwest Products, a wholesale distributor of leaf rakes, occur in August. The company's sales budget for the third quarter showing these peak sales is given below: July August September Total Budgeted sales (all on account) $567,000 $789,000 $461,000 $1,817,000 From past experience, the company has learned

25 multiple questions on basic accounting.

25 multiplequestions on accounting such as: Which of the following is increased with a debit? A) Consulting Revenue B) Depreciation Expense C) Notes Payable D) Common Stock

I need help for those exercises, # 1 #2 #3 and # 4

I need help for those exercises, # 1 #2 #3 and # 4 ; I am using Economics for managers BOOK on page 151 and 152: ECO 550 STRAYER UNIVERSITY 2008 CUSTOM EDITION; ECONOMICS for MANAGERS: ISBN- 13: 978-0-558-03749-9

Dividend Valuation Model

I have attached the problem below. 10. The MacBurger Company expects to earn $200 million after taxes for the current year. The company has a policy of paying out half of its net after-tax income to the holders of the company's 100 million shares of common stock. A share of the common stock of the company currently sells fo

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 http://www.sjredevelopment.org/Finance/CAFR2008.pdf). 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

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