We have conducted an election poll of 600 likely voters, collected as randomly as possible. The 95% confidence interval (CI) for those planning to vote for Senator Smith is about 55% +/ 4%. How many additional likely vo ...

1. How can tax law changes create incentives for investors to sell their properties to other investors? 2. How important are taxes in the decision to sell a property? 3. Are tax considerations important in renovation dec ...

MIRR RAK Corp. is evaluating a project with the following cash flows: Year 0: 41,000, Year 1: 15,700, Year 2: 19,400, Year 3: 24,300, Year 4: 18,100 and Year 5: 9,400. The company uses an interest rate of 10 percent on ...

1. Show that when you apply node splitting to a nonreducible ow graph, and then perform T1T2 reduction on the resulting split graph, you wind up with strictly fewer nodes than you started with. 2. What happens if you ap ...

How can we break down the valuation of a deferred annuity into manageable parts for computation purposes? Which has the highest present value if the payments and number of payments are identical, an ordinary annuity or a ...

1. When the Federal Reserve lowers the real interest rate, what happens to the output gap and to the actual inflation rate? 2. What is the default risk premium, and why did it dramatically increase during the 20072009 r ...

List two advantages, from the investor point of view, of an exchange traded fund, visavis a closedend fund? Distinguish between a defined benefit pension plan and a defined contribution plan? List at least three funct ...

Company B just paid an annual dividend of $.42 a share. The stock is selling for $18 a share and has a growth rate of 2.2 percent. What is the dividend yield, using the constant growth model?

Check Writing Fees. Randy, a student, has $500 to deposit in a new checking account, but Randy knows he will not be able to maintain a minimum balance. He will not use an ATM card, but will write a large number of checks ...

A news story reported that the former CEO of homebuilder KB Home was convicted "of four felony counts in a stock option backdating scam." The article goes on to note: A stock option allows an employee to purchase a compa ...

