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    Bond Interest Rates and Excel Formulas

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    Corporate triple A bond interest rates for 12 consecutive months follow.

    Month Bond Interest
    1 9.5
    2 9.3
    3 9.4
    4 9.6
    5 9.8
    6 9.7
    7 9.8
    8 10.5
    9 9.9
    10 9.7
    11 9.6
    12 9.6

    a. Develop three-month and four-month moving averages for this time series. Does the three-month or four-month moving average provide the better forecast? Explain.

    b. What is the moving average forecast for the next month?

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    Solution Summary

    This solution shows how to calculate moving averages for a corporation's triple A bond interest rates and how to calculate the moving average for the month after the given sequence.

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