1) describe in detail one way U.S. financial markets impact economy, one way U.S. financial markets impact businesses, and one way U.S. financial markets impact individuals.
2) Describe the main functions of U.S. Federal Reserve, Federal Reserve Chairman, and Federal Reserve Board. Point out each party’s effectiveness in today’s economic environment. Give support for your description.
3) Describe in detail two methods interest rates influence U.S. and global financial environment. Give at least one suitable ex of such influence for both U.S. financial environment and one ex for global financial environment.
4) Analyse the concept of time value of money in relation to corporate managers. Suggest two methods in which time value of money can aid corporate managers in common.
Analyse the manner in which financial managers utilize the opportunity cost rate in discounted cash flow analysis, and find out its position on the timeline. Suggest the strategic way in which financial managers can utilize this rate to estimate all potential investments.
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