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    Explain where in the U.S. balance of payment an entry would be made for each of the following:

    a. A Hong Kong financier buys some U.S. Corporate stock.
    b. A U.S. tourist in Paris buys some perfume to take home.
    c. A Japanese company sells machinery to a pineapple company in Hawaii.
    d. U.S. Farmers make a gift of food to starving children in Ethiopia.
    e. The U.S. treasury sells a bond to a Saudi Arabian prince.
    f. A U.S. tourist flies to France to Air France.
    g. A U.S. Company sells insurance to a foreign firm.

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    a. A Hong Kong financier buys some U.S. Corporate stock.
    <br>Capital account - Inflow of foreign capital
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    <br>b. A U.S. tourist in Paris buys some perfume to take home.
    <br>current account - ...

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