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the pendulum of a clock. Its timing is random and to a large degrees, unpredictable. There are four phases of business cycle, such as prosperity phase, recession phase, depression phase, and recovery phase. Lastly, the company’s stocks and bonds investment timing is important for the investors. 2. Concept of an industrial life cycle 2.1 Introduction stage At the beginning of an industry’s life cycle, the firm may be alone in the industry and it may be a small entrepreneurial company or...

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investment

 Investment Trusts Trading At Discount TOPIC # 3 Introduction According to Cheng et al. (1994, p.813), ‘an investment trust company (ITC) is a UK public limited company, the business of which consists of investing its funds mainly in securities, with the aim of spreading investment risk and giving members of the company the benefit of the results of the management of its funds.’ In the UK, investment trusts started to form as early as the mid 1800s and helped small investors to diversify...

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Investment Ppt

INVESTMENT •ALTERNATIVES •CLASSIFICATION •APPROACHES DMP-INVESTMENT MGT Investment Vs. Speculation INVESTOR • PLANNING HORIZON • RISK DISPOSITION • RETURN EXPECTATION • BASIS FOR DECISIONS • LEVERAGE LONG MODERATE MODEST FUNDAMENTAL NO DMP-INVESTMENT MGT SPECULATOR SHORT HIGH HIGH TECHNICAL HIGH Investment Alternatives Investm ent A venues N onm arketable Financial A ssets B onds E quity Shares M oney M arket Instrum ents M utual Fund Schem es R eal E state L ife Insurance...

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Investment Appraisal

ID: 0022KONS1109 SUBJECT: ACCOUNTING AND DECISION MAKING TECHNIQUES (ADMT) LECTURER: MR. S. A. PALAN CONTENTS Introduction…………………………………………………………………….………2 Define Capital Investment Appraisal…………………………….………………….…2 Discounted cash flow methods……….………………………….………………….…4 Explanation of NPV…………………… ...................................................................…4 Explanation of IRR…………….……………………….…….……..…………………5 ...

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Ethical Investment

A Case Study On: “ Ethical Investment Processes and Outcomes” by Grant Michelson, Nike Wailes, Sandra Van der Laan, Geoff Frost. About the Author: Grant Michelson is a senior lecturer in Work and Organisational Studies, School of Business at University of Sydney, Nick Wails lecturer in Work and Organisational Studies, School of Business at University of Sydney, Sandra Van der Laan lecturer in Accounting and Business Law, School of Business at University of Sydney and Geoff Frost Senior lecturer...

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Investment Process

Investment Process Investment: Investment is the employment of funds on assets with the aim of earning income or capital appreciation. Investment has two attributes namely time and risk. Present consumption is sacrificed to get a return in the future. The sacrifice that has to be borne is certain but the return in the future may be uncertain. This attribute of investment indicates the risk factor. The risk is undertaken with a view to reap some return from the investment. For a layman, investment...

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Investment Bank

INVESTMENT BANKING: AN OVERVIEW INVESTMENT BANKING WHAT DO THEY REALLY DO? WHAT DO THESE PROJECTS HAVE IN COMMON? Affordable housing Small businesses ISAW Bridges Big corporations SM GE GS ISAW BIG OR SMALL, THEY ALL NEED CAPITAL. WHAT DO INVESTMENT BANKERS DO? Traditional role: assisting clients client WHAT DO INVESTMENT BANKERS DO? Traditional role A) Raising Capital: “Underwriting” B) Buying or merging with other businesses: “Financial Advisory” WHAT DO INVESTMENT BANKERS...

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Rating Investments

Assignment 1 Case Study I will be analysing your three investment choices using three criteria, the net present value and internal rate of return and payback period. In analysing the following investments I have not taken into account the effects of taxation Ranking of investments Investment 3 has the best rating using the three analysis tools, the initial investment is paid back after 5.05 years, followed by investment 2 Limitations of analysis using NPV, IRR and PP The results...

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The Investment Detective

Case Study: The Investment Detective Primary consideration is the capital availability. If the firm has unlimited access to capital and no other investment options, Net Present Value would become recommended quantitative method. On the other hand, if the time horizon and payback period matter, the company should use Internal Rate of Return Calculation. 1. Looking at the cash flows doesn’t really say much. The assumption is that the firm is in the business to make profit. Profit is equal return...

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investment companies

Investment Companies *Primarily, the RA No.2629 also called the Investment Company Act which took effect on upon its approval on June 18, 1960 had been the foundation of the investment industry. *Investment Company Act (RA No.2629) *Agreement on Trade Related Investment Measures (TRIMs) - These are rules that apply to the domestic regulations a country applies to foreign investors, often as a part of industrial policy. The Agreement was agreed upon by all members of World Trade Organization...

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