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Complete the following textbook questions: Chapter 4: Questions 4-1 through 4-5 on page 183 Chapter 5: Questions 5-1 through 5-5 on page 231 Business School Assignment Instructions The requirements below must be met for your paper to be accepted and graded: Write between 750 – 1,250 words (approximately 3 – 5 pages) using Microsoft Word in APA style, see example below. Use font size 12 and 1” margins. Include cover page and reference page. At least 80% of your paper must be original content/writing. No more than 20% of your content/information may come from references. Use at least three references from outside the course material; one reference must be from EBSCOhost. Text book, lectures, and other materials in the course may be used, but are not counted toward the three reference requirement. Cite all reference material (data, dates, graphs, quotes, paraphrased words, values, etc.) in the paper and list on a reference page in APA style.Questions are attached1 of 2
Chapter Review
Questions
(4-1)
Define each of the following terms:
a. PV; I; INT;
;
;
; PMT; M;
b. Opportunity cost rate
c. Annuity; lump-sum payment; cash flow; uneven cash flow stream
d. Ordinary (or deferred) annuity; annuity due
e. Perpetuity; consol
f. Outflow; inflow; time line; terminal value
g. Compounding; discounting
h. Annual, semiannual, quarterly, monthly, and daily compounding
i. Effective annual rate (EAR or EFF%); nominal (quoted) interest rate; APR;
periodic rate
j. Amortization schedule; principal versus interest component of a payment;
amortized loan
(4-2)
What is an opportunity cost rate? How is this rate used in discounted cash flow
analysis, and where is it shown on a time line? Is the opportunity rate a single
number that is used to evaluate all potential investments?
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(4-3)
An annuity is defined as a series of payments of a fixed amount for a specific
number of periods. Thus, \$100 a year for 10 years is an annuity, but \$100 in Year
1, \$200 in Year 2, and \$400 in Years 3 through 10 does not constitute an annuity.
However, the entire series does contain an annuity. Is this statement true or
false?
(4-4)
If a firm’s earnings per share grew from \$1 to \$2 over a 10-year period, the total
growth would be 100%, but the annual growth rate would be less than 10%. True
or false? Explain.
(4-5)
Would you rather have a savings account that pays 5% interest compounded
semiannually or one that pays 5% interest compounded daily? Explain.
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Chapter Review
Questions
(5-1)
Define each of the following terms:
a. Bond; Treasury bond; corporate bond; municipal bond; foreign bond
b. Par value; maturity date; coupon payment; coupon interest rate
c. Floating-rate bond; zero coupon bond; original issue discount bond (OID)
d. Call provision; redeemable bond; sinking fund
e. Convertible bond; warrant; income bond; indexed bond (also called a
g. Current yield (on a bond); yield to maturity (YTM); yield to call (YTC)
h. Indentures; mortgage bond; debenture; subordinated debenture
i. Development bond; municipal bond insurance; junk bond; investmentgrade bond
j. Real risk-free rate of interest,
; nominal risk-free rate of interest,
l. Interest rate risk; maturity risk premium (MRP); reinvestment rate risk
m. Term structure of interest rates; yield curve
n. “Normal” yield curve; inverted (“abnormal”) yield curve
(5-2)
“Short-term interest rates are more volatile than long-term interest rates, so shortterm bond prices are more sensitive to interest rate changes than are long-term
bond prices.” Is this statement true or false? Explain.
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The rate of return on a bond held to its maturity date is called the bond’s yield to
maturity. If interest rates in the economy rise after a bond has been issued, what
will happen to the bond’s price and to its YTM? Does the length of time to
maturity affect the extent to which a given change in interest rates will affect the
bond’s price? Why or why not?
(5-4)
If you buy a callable bond and interest rates decline, will the value of your bond
rise by as much as it would have risen if the bond had not been callable? Explain.
(5-5)
A sinking fund can be set up in one of two ways. Discuss the advantages and
disadvantages of each procedure from the viewpoint of both the firm and its
bondholders.
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