Understanding the Term Structure of ** Interest** Rates
Prepared for Fundamentals of Financial Management
Distributed
October 24, 2005
TABLE OF CONTENTS
List of Figures.......................
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List of Abbreviations and Symbols.............................
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Summary................................................

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COMPOUND ** INTEREST**
Making or Spending Money
SIMPLE

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diversification. (6 marks)
Question 2
You expect ** interest** rates to decline over the next six months.
a. Given your

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equity has dropped from 12.25% to 10.60% as a result of this. Google, Inc. continues to have debt in its capital structure, and its debt-to-equity ratio is 30%. What is the return on assets of Google, Inc.(No more than two decimals in the percentage ** interest** rate, but do not enter the % sign.)
Answer for Question 3
Question 4
(10 points) Suppose CAPM holds, and the beta of the equity of your company is 2.00. The expected market risk premium (the difference between the expected market return and...

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its future flexibility by borrowing in the short term.
Instead, it wanted to borrow for an 8 year range (or longer) at a fixed rate.
However, since the general level of ** interest** rates were pretty high, and Goodrich’s credit ratings had dropped from BBB to BBB-. Goodrich believed that it would have to pay 13%

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Financial Markets
and Systems
Set - 2
Theory and Structure of ** Interest** rates
P C Narayan
IIMB PCN BFMS L02
1
Loanable Funds theory
“Market

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Question #1 |
| | Jamie wants to earn $500 in ** interest** so she’ll have enough to buy a used car. She puts $2000 into an account that earns

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a score of 90.00 out of 100.00. Please read all questions and instructions carefully. Note that you only need to enter answers in terms of numbers and without any symbols (including $, %, commas, etc.). Enter all dollars without decimals and all ** interest** rates in percentage with up to two decimals. Read the syllabus for examples.The points for each question are listed in parentheses at the start of the question, and the total points for the entire assignment adds up to 100.
Question 1
(5 points)...

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** Interest** Groups

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There are many different definitions for Conflict of ** Interest**, but most all mean the same or point to the same direction. When gifts, outside activities such as consulting, or financial and fiduciary

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P 3–4: Just One, Inc.
Just One, Inc., has two mutually exclusive investment projects, P and Q, shown below. Suppose the market ** interest** rate is 10 percent.
The ranking of projects differs, depending on the use of IRR or NPV measures. Which project should be selected? Why is the IRR ranking misleading?
Using the IRR method will result in project Q being selected over P due to its higher rate of return. Using the NPV method would result in choosing project P because of its higher NPV....

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Chapter 5, 6 Review
1. You invested $1,650 in an account that pays 5 percent simple ** interest**. How much more could you have earned over a 20-year period if the

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A) B) Answer C) D)
1. What is the simple ** interest** for a principal of $620 invested at a rate of 7% for 3 years? $173.60 $130.20 $172.60 $129.20
A) B) C) Answer D) E)
2. If you borrow $1100 for 5 years at 14% annual simple

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money that Rite Aid borrowed from financial institutions and has no collateral tied to it. Rite Aid distinguish between these two types of debt to give a clear pictures to investors, credit rating agencies, and lenders that they will be able to make ** interest** and principal payments on time.
b. A guarantee debt is an assurance if one party defaults; another party will pay the debt. Rite Aid wholly-owned subsidiaries guarantee the debt.
2) Per note 11, Indebtedness and Credit Agreement:
...

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down into an ** interest** and a kicker element: one lower (relatively safe)

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to its capability of earning ** interest**. There are three factors affecting how much an investment will grow: time, money, and

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facility for private uses in 2013, which had not recorded any overdue payment or other problems. He also did not require to extend his overdraft amount for private uses with generally only used half of the overdraft amount and able to pay monthly ** interest**. It represents he is not an upstart and has fair ability to control his money expenses.
For his personality, as the breadwinner of the family, he aged 40 and has been worked in company over ten years. The bonus of business performance also indicates...

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Question One: What are the potential investment risks involved with ** interest** rate securities?

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easily explained by taking your initial investment let us say $10 by the end of year five it could be worth $100. This means you have earned $90 in the last five years. Next year, you invest $10 and at the end of year five it is worth $80 because ** interest** has not accumulated on the time that was lost between year 1 and year 2. My example of this is that my fiancé put $3000 in each of his children's name when they were born, by the time they are ready to attend college or serve a mission; there should...

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money market ** interest** rate will increase for the next six months, the team has come out with a few strategies to be undertaken in order to maximise the bank’s profit.
The first instrument will be of the cash products, including overnight cash, 7-day cash and loan, and secondly, the discount security which consists commercial bills.
1. Overnight & 7-day Cash
The bank can offer to take overnight deposits or make overnight loans to big corporations, making use of the increasing

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with 20% and 40% debt to capital ratio structure, the debt would be B rated with highest ** interest** rate of 7.7%, reflecting the higher risk. The net income would drop to $76M, however, the tax would reduce by around $12M, but the

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accrued salaries expense.
To record this period’s use of a prepaid expense.
To record accrued ** interest** revenue.
To record accrued

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the company.
Disadvantages:
* Higher Rate of Dividend: Company is to pay higher dividend on these shares than the prevailing rate of ** interest** on debentures of bonds. Thus, it usually increases the cost of capital for the company.
* The taxable income is not reduced by the amount of preference dividend while in case of debentures or bonds; the

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interested in future ** interest** rate movements. The future

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amount greater than $250,000 without securing the loan with real property. Another loan is being offered by a second bank, Northrup National Bank, for $465,000, with the understanding that the previous loan would be rolled into the second. The ** interest** on the new loan would be prime + 2%.
The co-founder, Mark Butler, owes a major note to the other original partner, who Mark bought out. He has a mortgage on his 12-year-old house and no other significant investments. Mark’s personal references...

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loan on a 15% ** interest** rate as the monthly payment for the loan would be R -2379.99 which is R 178.00 over her monthly projected budget for the loan.
Top of Form
DataBottom of Form
Description
15%
Annual

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1. At the end of 2014, the Long Life Light Bulb Company announced it had produced a
gross profit of $1 million. The company has also established that over the course of this
year it has incurred $345,000 in operating expenses and $125,000 in ** interest** expenses.
The company is subject to a 30% tax rate and has declared $57,000 total preferred stock
dividends.
(a) How much is the earnings available for common stockholders?
(b) Compute the increased retained earnings for 2014 if the company were...

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Features & Benefits
Fixed monthly installments are being remitted to Recurring Deposit by a Standing Order, ECS Mandate or by regular direct remittance
Opening Balance: Rs.500/-
** Interest** Rate: As applicable for term deposits including the benefits of Senior Citizens
TDS in

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annual simple ** interest** for the first 90 days, plus 3% simple

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(assuming no other fees are being applied)? $105.40
$5270* .02= $105.40
2. Considering the minimum payment you just calculated, determine the amount of ** interest** and the amount that was applied to reduce the principal. Hint: You’ll need to find the total

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symbols (including $, %, commas, etc.). Enter all dollars without decimals and all ** interest** rates with up to two decimals. Read the syllabus for examples. The points for each question are listed in parentheses at the start of the question, and the total points for the entire assignment adds up to 100.
Question 1
(5 points) Qin deposits his first paycheck in the bank. The annual

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August 2007 issue of debt at 6.25% ** interest** rate and the

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of their education
d. less than 150% of their first-year salary
3) If you have applied for your first credit card and been denied, what is the best thing to do?
a. Call up the card company and ask if you can be approved if you agree to a higher ** interest** rate.
b. Apply for a secured credit card.
c. Add money from a cash loan to your checking account so it appears you have more funds available.
d. Have someone cosign for a credit card for you.
4) When you have serious credit card debt, where is...

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impacted on the right side, which could cause a massive negative impact on the company's stock price. Many don't realize that a decrease in a company's equity price will ultimately increase their cost of capital which will in turn also increase their ** interest** expense. This option will also not blow over well with ALZA's shareholders. By utilizing much of their own financial capital, ALZA would be bearing much more risk, thereby diminishing why the company is so attractive to equity holders in the first...

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C. 1.40. D. 2.10. Portfolio beta = (W1 x B1) + (W2 x B2) = (.5 x 1.4) + (.5 x .70) = 1.05 1
Finance 316 practice problems for final exam 8. According to CAPM estimates, what is the cost of equity for a firm with beta of 1.5 when the risk-free ** interest** rate is 6% and the expected return on the market portfolio is 15%? Expected return on stock = 6% + 1.5(15% - 6%) = 6 + 13.5 = 19.5%
9. A firm’s dividend is expected to be $7 next year, and then $9 in the following year. After that, its dividends...

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likely to buy houses because the real ** interest** rate when purchasing a house has fallen from 3 percent (5 percent –2 percent) to 1 percent (10 percent –9 percent). The real cost of financing the house is thus lower, even though mortgage rates have risen. (If the tax deductibility of

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+ Weight of preferred stock*cost of preferred stock
(Ross et. al., 2008)
Debt provides tax shield. ** Interest** payment is deductible from income before tax payment. Thus, after tax cost of debt is lowered.
After tax Cost of capital = weight of debt*cost of debt(1-Tax rate) + weight of equity*cost of equity+ Weight of preferred stock*cost of preferred stock
The cost of debt is the rate of

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recognizes the asset under his property, plant and equipment. The amount that should be debited is the Lower of asset’s fair value and present value of minimum lease payments. The present value is determined by discounting minimum lease payments using ** interest** rates implicit in the lease. Also, initial direct cost that the lessee incurs in relation to the lease is added to the cost of recognized asset. On the credit side of the entry should be lease liabilities, which is in fact, some kind of a loan....

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ALM has been on net ** interest** income. However, it also considers market values, via duration. Finally, simulations allow other aspects of risk management to be brought into the ALM process.
5.1 Given the following information:
Assets $ Rate Liabs & Equity $ Rate
RSA $3,000 10.0% RSL $2,000 8.0%
NonRSA 1,500 9.0 NonRSL 2,000 7.0
Nonearning500 Equity 1,000
$5,000 $5,000
a. Calculate the expected net

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the creation of ** interest** rate risk? What is

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000 as payments from Medicare and other managed care companies in three months, solving Elijah Health Center’s cash flow problem. Although the EHC will pay a higher ** interest** rate of 9.45%, there is no payment limitation for option one loan. As a financial consultant, closing the loan in three months with $32,603 paid out as

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bond.
b. ** Interest** Rates
When

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2,880
$33,600
2. The following amounts were disbursed through May 31, 2013:
Baking materials
$14,400
Rent
1,800
Salaries and wages
5,500
Maintenance
110
Utilities
4,000
Insurance premium
1,920
Equipment
3,000
Principal and ** interest** payment on bank loan
312
Advertising
424
$31,466
3. Unpaid invoices at May 31, 2013, were as follows:
Baking materials
$256
Utillities
270
$526
4. Customer records showed uncollected sales of $4,226 at May 31, 2013.
...

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Week 3 Time Value of Money and Valuing Bonds
Chapter 6
55. Amortization with Equal Payments Prepare an amortization schedule for a five-year loan of $36,000. The ** interest** rate is 9 percent per year, and the loan calls for equal annual payments. How much

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Gold again becomes acceptable as a medium of exchange. (2 marks)
b. Prices in the gold market become more volatile. (2 marks)
c. You expect inflation to rise, and gold prices tend to move with the aggregate price level.
(3 marks)
d. You expect ** interest** rates to rise. (3 marks)
Outline of solutions:
(a) More, because it has become more liquid; (b) less, because it has become more risky; (c) more,
because its expected return has risen; (d) more, because its expected return has risen relative...

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excellent idea for DC due to the company's competitive strength. But the description from Tewitt shows that he is placing his own self-** interest** above all other stakeholders and "above moral duties that override self-

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structure of the total Liabilities demonstrate the unstructured and unequally relation. (Appendix1). Through this the Company reached a lost from tax shield value. Because of the low amount of the long- term debt the company had not a huge amount of ** interest** expenses which it would deduct of the Operating profit (EBIT).
Therefore the Company has to tax the whole EBIT. The Income Statement shows that the Tax made almost 57% of the EBIT in 1993 and in the further years the tax alternate between 52% and...

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Acc.
** Interest** Revenue 270,000

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date=01/05/2010&story=3&title=Investing-Back-to-basics-XXI
* Net ** interest** margin (NIM)
* Operating profit margin (OPM)
* Cost to income ratio
* Other income to total income ratio
Net

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Has Diageo’s capital structure been as conservative as it believes? (What ** interest** rate coverage ratio has it been targeting? How does it look relative to its competitors?)
Diageo’s capital structure has not been as conservative as it believes. Although their capital structure in FY 2000 has been as conservative as it has targeted, it is less conservative compared to other companies in related industries. The

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| EFF = 13.9948 | | | | | |
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Question 2: | | | | | | | | | |
I would recommend that AirJet Best Parts, Inc. take the loan that National First is offering since the ** interest** rate is only compounded | |
semi-annually, making it lower that that of Regions Best. The loan with National First has an Effective Annual Rate of 10.25, | | |
whereas Regions Best's EAR is calculated at 13.99%. If the loans with Regions...

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down and 20% of the purchase price in each of the next 4 years. If you pay the entire bill immediately, you can take a 5% discount from the purchase price. |
a. | Calculate the present value of the payments, if you can borrow or lend funds at a 7% ** interest** rate. Assume the product sells for $100. (Do not round intermediate calculations. Round your answer to 2 decimal places.) |
Present value | $ |
b. | Calculate the payment net of discount. |
Payment net of discount | $ |
c. | Which...

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FIN2110 Finance Basics for Managers Fall 2011
Time Value of Money Problems
Calculating Future Values
Assume you deposit $10,000 today in an account that pays 6% ** interest**. How much will you have in five years?
= $10,000 (FVIF of 6%, 5years)
= $10,000 * 1.3382
= $13,382
Calculating Present Values
Suppose you have just celebrated your 19th birthday. A rich uncle has set up a trust fund for you that will pay you $150,000 when you turn 30. If the relevant discount...

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today is more valuable than the same amount in the future due to its capability of earning ** interest**. For investors, this is single most important concept in the world of finance. This paper will discuss the different financial applications of the time value of money. This paper will also describe the components of

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broadly defined into two categories, fixed rates and floating (variable) rates. Banks start charging ** interest** from the date the loan is first disbursed.
Fixed rates packages in Singapore are normally offered for up to 3 years, However, some banks may extend up to 5 years fixed rates or even 10 years. After the agreed fixed-rate term is up, the

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CAPM has been calculated, the next step to determining the WACC is to figure out the required rate of return for debt, which was found by adding the debt rate premium above government for Marriott from Table A, 1.30% and the 10 year U.S. Government ** interest** rates from Table B, 8.72%. The 10 year rate was chosen to be consistent with time lengths. Then the value for equity, debt and the firm need to be calculated, this is a simple step. The market price of the shares is multiplied by the number of outstanding...

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The bond with a C rating should have a higher risk premium because it has a higher default risk, which reduces its demand and raises its ** interest** rate relative to that on the Baa bond.
2. U.S. Treasury bills have lower default risk and more liquidity than negotiable CDs. Consequently,
the demand for Treasury bills is higher, and they have a lower

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Financing – The Role of the Nigerian Agriculture and Co-Operative Bank
The Concept of Agricultural Financing – Agriculture in Nigeria has over the years been largely a private indigenous activity inspite of the relatively recent intensification of ** interest** by government in the sector and official efforts to infuse foreign private participation.
According to Ugwuanyi (1999), Agricultural financing is the sourcing of fund and making it available for agricultural production and uses. Agricultural financing...

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perimeter of the rectangle is 85 feet, find the width and the length.
X
L
W x
2W-3
2. A total of $9000 is deposited into two simple ** interest** accounts. In one account the annual simple

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Principles of Accounting I
Unit 5 Individual Project
1-2 Pages
Selecting a for-profit organization of ** interest**, you will research an unusual or conflicting accounting principle that has impacted your chosen organization. The research will require you to present, review and analyze the organizations published accounting statements of the last two years. Specifically, your research paper will:
Identify the core functions of each department, their strengths and weaknesses, and make recommendations...

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