1) describe a real or made up but realistic ex of product which went through time of scarcity, when demand was greater than supply. What is the product, and why do you believe it became scarce? What occured to price of product when it was scarce?
2) Rodriguez Roofing's stock has a beta of 1.30, its required return is 11.50%, and risk-free rate is= 4.00%. Determine the required rate of return on stock market?
3) Last year Mason Inc. had total assets turnover of= 2.25 and the equity multiplier of= 1.75. Its sales were= $185,000 and its net income was= $8,549. CFO believes that company could have operated more efficiently, lowered its costs, and increased its net income by= $5,400 without changing its sales, assets, or capital structure. Had it cut costs and increased its net income in this amount, by how much would ROE have changed?