1) Let the returns and yields given: U.S. T-bill = 8%, 5-year U.S. T-note = 7%, IBM common stock = 15%, IBM AAA Corporate Bond = 12% and 10-year U.S. T-bond = 6%. Based on this information, find the shape of yield curve is?
2) In trade with government of the oil producing nation, a manufacturer will deliver 14 Caterpillar D9 tractors, with the value of= $350,000 per tractor, and get 45,000 barrels of oil, valued at $115 per barrel. Determine the net benefit of this trade to manufacturer?
3) Callaghan Motors’ bonds have ten years remaining to maturity. Interest is paid annually, they have= $1,000 par value, coupon interest rate is= 8%, and yield to maturity is 9%. Determine the bond’s present market price?
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