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Math For Business
A man has decided to invest at most $90,000 in securities in the form of corporate stocks. He has three options: blue chip stocks he assumes will yield a 6% return, growth stocks @ 12%, and speculative stocks @ 20%. No more than 25% of his investment should be in growth and ...
November 19, 2007 by Dave

Algebra
If 1/8 is invested in US stocks and 1/10 invested in japanses stocks and 1/5 invested in european stocks the how much is invested in municipal bonds? How do I figure out this problem?
December 3, 2010 by Janice

math
I have a question and I have read and read and cant comprend how to figure the problem. a girl has 1/5 of her portfolio in us stocks and 1/8 in euro stocks and 1/10 in japanese stocks the rest is in municipal bonds. what percent is in muncipal bonds and what fraction is in ...
October 28, 2008 by Ann

Business
Which of the following are considered debt investments? Treasury bills Stocks Collectibles Cars Is it stocks?
April 2, 2010 by Lena

Math
The management of a private investment club has a fund of $114,000 earmarked for investment in stocks. To arrive at an acceptable overall level of risk, the stocks that management is considering have been classified into three categories: high-risk, medium-risk, and low-risk. ...
September 10, 2012 by Rachel

algebra
Helen has 1/5 of her prorfolio in U.S. stocks, 1/8 of her porfolio in European stocks, and 1/10 of her porfolio in Japanese stocks. The remainder is invested in muicipal bonds. What fraction of her porfolio is invested in municipal bonds? What percent is invested in munipal ...
November 30, 2009 by Diversification

Accounting please help in homework
The overall (weighted average) cost of capital is composed of a weighted average of : a)The cost of common equity and the cost of debt b)The cost of common equity and the cost of preferred stock c)The cost of preferred stock and the cost of debt d)The cost of common equity, ...
August 5, 2010 by william

accounting
The overall (weighted average) cost of capital is composed of a weighted average of : a)The cost of common equity and the cost of debt b)The cost of common equity and the cost of preferred stock c)The cost of preferred stock and the cost of debt d)The cost of common equity, ...
August 5, 2010 by james

statistics
Suppose that the percentage returns for a given year for all stocks listed on the New York Stock Exchange are approximately normally distributed with a mean of 12.4 percent and a standard deviation of 20.6 percent. Consider drawing a random sample of n= 5 stocks from the ...
August 31, 2009 by Amy

Statistics
Suppose that the percentage returns for a given year for all stocks listed on the New York Stock Exchange are approximately normally distributed with a mean of 12.4 percent and a standard deviation of 20.6 percent. Consider drawing a random sample of n= 5 stocks from the ...
June 7, 2010 by Mary

stocks
Hi, I would like to invest in stocks or have a diversified portofolio , but i dont know where to start. Am a beginner so i just want something for beginner. Thanks
August 26, 2007 by lollicupy

8th gr algebra
joan invested some money in bonds at 6% and $8000 less that in stocks at 5% .her total intrest is $1690. how much was invested in stocks? help please.
October 28, 2008 by angie13

Finance
Using the data in the following table, estimate (a) he average return and volatility for each stock, (b) the covariance between the stocks, and (c) the correlation between these two stocks.
August 2, 2010 by Anonymous

Finance question
Suppose CAPM is true. You are considering investing in an equally weighted portfolio of two stocks, A and B. The betas of these stocks to the market factor are 1.10 and 0.80, respectively. The total return volatilities of stocks A and B are σA=0.20 and σB=0.18, and ...
September 15, 2013 by jerick

FINANCE
Assume the returns from holding small-company stocks are normally distributed. Also assume the average annual return for holding the small-company stocks for a period of time was 16.5 percent and the standard deviation of those stocks for the period was 32.5 percent. Use the ...
April 2, 2014 by Alec

Algebra 1
A person invested $20,000 in stocks and bonds. Her investment in bonds is $4,000 more than one third her investment in stocks. How much did she invest in stocks? How much did she invest in bonds?
January 12, 2012 by Rose

buisness finance
Series Average return Standard Deviation Large-company stocks 10.7 % 19.3 % Small-company stocks 16.4 33.0 Long-term corporate bonds 6.2 8.4 Long-term government bonds 6.1 9.4 Intermediate-term government bonds 5.6 5.7 U.S. Treasury bills 3.8 3.1 Inflation 3.1 4.2 What range ...
May 1, 2014 by jnea

Math stocks
please explian thanks :) when talking about stocks the word proceeds refers to the amount of money that the borrower receives at the time a discounted note is made. (thats what I think anyways) but the trouble is I need to pick from these choices... 1. the fee the stockbroker ...
November 28, 2007 by Lucie

algebra
A person invested 20,000$ in stocks and bonds. Her investment in bonds is 5,000$ more than half her investment in stocks. How much did she invest in stocks? how much did she invest in bonds?
August 29, 2013 by Haley

Economics
What are stocks called in the largest and strongest companies? And What are stocks that come from very small companies that are long shots called? Blue Chip
November 15, 2006 by Kat

Algebra
A stock broker has $200,000 to invest in stocks and bonds. She wants to invest at least $100,000 in stocks and at least $50,000 in bonds. If stocks have an annual yield of 9% and bonds have an annual yield of 7% how much should she invest in each to maximize her income? Find ...
July 17, 2014 by Veronika

algebra 2
Suppose that you have received an unexpected inheritance of $36,000. You have decided to invest the money by placing some of the money in stocks and some in bonds. To diversify, you decided that five times the amount in bonds should equal three times the amount invested in ...
March 12, 2008 by anthony

Math
Suppose that 34% of the people who inquire about investments at a certain brokerage firm end up investing in stocks, 30% end up investing in bonds, and 35% end up investing in stocks or bonds (or both). What is the probability that a person who inquires about investments at ...
February 10, 2011 by Rachal

personal finance
Juan has received $50,000 in a divorce settlement and is trying to decide how to invest it.He has looked at stocks but knows that some stocks have lost a lot of value for their owners recently.What aspect of investing is he most concerned about? a)risk b)return c)...
March 17, 2010 by vedrana

Corporate Finance
I am looking at a stock whose price is $45.00. I want a return of at least 8% and I expect to hold the stock for 5 years and expect the stock to reach $60. The stocks beta is 1.25. Calculate the stocks PV. Should I buy the stock?
September 26, 2011 by Anonymous

Business Management
Describe briefly the major types of expenditure which are likely to be incurred by a business in maintaining its stocks. Describe those cost, which can be considerable, what reasons might businesses have for maintaining stocks?
March 9, 2010 by Carrol

Algebra
A stock market analyst was investigating the trends of two independent stocks and was surprised to see that both stocks were at the same unit value after a 12 month period. He knew that both stocks had started at the same value but had undergone different trends over the past ...
August 27, 2014 by Nic

Statstics
Let x be a random variable representing dividend yield of Australian bank stocks. We may assume that x has a normal distribution with \alpha =2.3% A random sample of 18 Australian bank stocks has a sample mean of x bar = 6.1%. For the entire Australian stock market, the mean ...
August 7, 2011 by Justina

statistics
Suppose that the percentage returns for a given year for all stocks listed on the new york stock exchange are approximately normally distributed with a mean of 12.4 percent and a standard deviation of 20.6 percent. Consider drawing a random sample of n=5 stocks from the ...
November 9, 2009 by ileana

accounting
You can invest in 10 corporate bonds paying 7 percent interest 20 conservative stocks that pay substantial dividends(typically 5 percent of the stock price every year) and 30 growth oriented-technology stocks that pay no dividends. Analyze each alternative and select one.
October 16, 2010 by chris

statistics
Let x be a random variable representing dividend yield of Australian bank stocks. We may assume that x has a normal distribution with A random sample of 17 Australian bank stocks has a sample mean of For the entire Australian stock market, the mean dividend yield is Do these ...
December 19, 2010 by kenya

Statistics
4. Let X be a random variable representing dividend yield of Australian bank stocks. We may assume that x has a normal distribution with A random sample of 19 Australian bank stocks has a sample mean of For the entire Australian stock market, the mean dividend yield is Do ...
January 26, 2011 by Tab

statistics
Let x be a random variable representing dividend yield of Australian bank stocks. We may assume that x has a normal distribution with sigma =2.3%. A random sample of 17 Australian bank stocks has a sample mean of x bar 7.74%. For the entire Australian stock market, the mean ...
July 24, 2010 by Clay

finance
Use the capital-asset pricing model to predict the returns next year of the following stocks, if you expect the return to holding stocks to be 12 percent on average, and the interest rate on three-month T-bills will be two percent. Calculate a stock with a beta of -0.3, 0.7, ...
April 28, 2011 by ky

bUSINESS
I NEED HELP TO FIND PENNY STOCKS AT NASDAQ. Penny stocks usually sell for less than $1.00 a share -- although some investors consider any stock selling for less than $5.00 a share a penny stock. Please check with your instructor to see how s/he wants you to define a penny ...
November 9, 2006 by Ashley*me

Grammar
Solution-dependence-alternative (find) Answer:alternative and dependence Resources-technology-stocks(deplete) Answer:Resources and stocks Now is it correct ??
June 7, 2013 by Maryam

probability
A stock market analyst figures the probabilities that two related stocks, A and B, will go up in price. She finds the probability that A will go up to be 0.6 and the probability that both stocks will go up to be 0.4 What should be her estimate of the probability that stock B ...
July 7, 2013 by sarah

Finance
Consider the following two, completely separate, economies. Te expected return and volatility of all stocks in both economies is the same. In the first economy, all stocks move together- in good times all prices rise together and in bad times they all fall together. In the ...
August 2, 2010 by Anonymous

calculating BETA
I am having the most trouble with this. Any help or direction would be greatly appreciated. 1) You own a portfolio equally invested in a risk-free asset and two stocks. If one of the stocks has a beta of 1.7 and the total portfolio is equally as risky as the market, the beta ...
June 28, 2009 by Holly

Coporate finance
Consider the following two, completely separate, economies. The expected return violatility of all stocks in both economies is the same. In the first economy, all stocks move together-in good times all prices rise together and in bad times they all fall together. In the second...
August 2, 2010 by Anonymous

Business
One of your relatives has come into a significant amount of money recently, and wants to invest $100,000 dollars in a stock which is listed either on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) or the NASDAQ. This relative has asked you to recommend three stocks, and will choose from ...
March 11, 2012 by Chase

finance (higher interest rate)
A higher interest rate (discount rate) would? A. reduce the price of corporate bonds B. reduce the price of preferred stock C. reduce the price of common stock D. all of the above I remember reading about the relationship between interest and bonds/stocks. When the FR raises ...
July 25, 2008 by Jason

accounting
Mr. and Mrs. Garcia have a total of $ 100,000 to be invested in stocks, bonds, and a money market account.The stocks have a rate of return of 12%/ year, while the bonds and the money market account pay 8% and 4%/ year, respec-tively. They have stipulated that the amount ...
July 21, 2010 by Anonymous

personal finance
Brenda has received a $10,000 gift from her mother and is trying to decide how to invest it.She thinks she would like to invest it in stocks because she knows that stocks have been earning about 10%rate of interest over the last several years.What aspect of investing is Brenda...
March 17, 2010 by vedrana

investment
Would you expect the required rate rate of returns for a U.S investor in U.S common stocks to be the same as the required rate of return on Japanese common stocks? what factors would determine the require rate of return for stocks in these countries? Invstors demand a higher ...
July 1, 2007 by mia

math
2. Let X be a random variable representing the dividend yield of Australian bank stocks. We may assume that X has a normal distribution with Now, suppose we wish to test the null hypothesis that against the alternative that using a level of significance of = .05. To do so, ...
January 26, 2011 by Tab

Statistics
3. Let X be a random variable representing the dividend yield of Australian bank stocks. We may assume that X has a normal distribution with Now, suppose we wish to test the null hypothesis that against the alternative that using a level of significance of = .05. To do so, ...
January 26, 2011 by Tab

finance
Smart, sophisticated investors don't usually put much money in mutual funds. Some buy on margin and borrow from their brokers. Investment advisors usually appeal to less sophisticated investors. Breadth of market shows which stocks are advancing and which are declining. Stocks...
July 16, 2007 by Ms. Sue

investments
Smart, sophisticated investors don't usually put much money in mutual funds. Some buy on margin and borrow from their brokers. Investment advisors usually appeal to less sophisticated investors. Breadth of market shows which stocks are advancing and which are declining. Stocks...
July 17, 2007 by Ms. Sue

math
6. In a survey of 100 people, 73 owned only stocks. Six of the people invested in both stocks and bonds. How many people owned bonds only? This is what I did: 73+6=79 100-79=21
August 20, 2014 by vincent

math investment
8. (TCO A) You can tax shelter only one-half of your retirement savings. You want to invest one-half of your savings in bonds and one-half in stocks. How much of the bonds and how much of the stocks should you allocate to the tax sheltered investment? (Points : 5) ...
August 9, 2012 by Steven

Finance
You hold a diversified portfolio consisting of a $10,000 investment in each of 15 different common stocks (i.e., your total investment is $150,000). The portfolio beta is equal to 1.1 . You have decided to sell one of your stocks which has a beta equal to 0.9 for $10,000. You ...
June 4, 2013 by Lisa

Math
Question An investor puts $15,000 into each of four stocks, labeled A, B, C, and D. The table shown below contains the means and standard deviations of the annual returns of these four stocks. Stock Mean Annual Return Standard Deviation of Annual Return A 0.15 0.05 B 0.18 0.07...
October 15, 2013 by Kessy

finace
15. Suppose that the following version of the APT is a good model of rick in the stock market. Consider three factors: the stock markets excess return in percentage points, the change over the last year in the price of oil in dollars, and the spread between 10 year treasury ...
October 28, 2010 by Rick

Credit and Taxes
Calculate the after tax yields on the foregoing investments, assuming the Brittens have a 28% marginal tax rate (based on Public Law 108-27, The Jobs and Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2003). Municipal bonds expected annual yield = 5%. High Growth common stocks ...
July 21, 2006 by candy

Probabilities
An investor has $20,000 to invest in stocks. She can buy blue chip or specu- lative stocks. If the market goes up the blue chips will pay o $30,000 and speculative will pay o $50,000. If the market goes down, the blue chips will pay o $10,000 and speculative will pay o $1,...
May 1, 2009 by Andrey L

stats
A manufacturing process has 100 customer orders to fill. Each order requires one component part that is purchased from a supplier. However, typically, 2% of the components are identified as defective, and the components can be assumed to be independent. a. If the manufacturer ...
October 9, 2012 by Anonymous

stocks
When IBM announces its intention to split its stock, let us say a split of 2:1, the news is interpreted as reducing the volatility of the DJ30, and it sometimes leads to an increase in the IBM share price, adjusted for the split. Explain the possible reasons for both effects, ...
March 1, 2007 by joe

finance
5. Consider the following stocks, all of which will pay a liquidating dividend in a year and nothing in the interim: Market Capitalization ($ million) Expected Liquidating Dividend ($ million) Beta Stock A 800 1000 0.77 Stock B 750 1000 1.46 Stock C 950 1000 1.25 Stock D 900 ...
September 12, 2013 by Ene

Math
Stock Market History a. What was the average rate of return on large U.S. common stocks from 1900 to 2001? b. What was the average risk premium on large stocks? C. What was the standard deviation of returns on the market portfolio? a. Which index? Inflation adjusted or not? b...
March 21, 2007 by Antoinette

Math
formulate but do not solve the linear programming problem. Tracy has at most $200,000 to invest in stocks,bonds, and money-market funds. She expects anual yields of 15%, 10%, and 8%, respectively, on these investments. If Tracy wants at least $50,000 to be invested in money-...
March 1, 2013 by Stacy

Finance
A portfolio consists of three stocks. The weight, expected rate of return and systematic risk for each stock are provided in the following table. Stock Investments Expected return A $7,500 20% B $10,000 15% C $2,500 10% Beta 1.5 1 0.9 a) Calculate the weights invested in ...
November 28, 2011 by Anonymous

finance (bonds vs. perferred stock)
Corporations prefer bonds to preferred stock for financing their operations because A. preferred stocks require a dividend B. bond interest rates change with the economy while stock dividends remain constant C. the after-tax cost of debt is less than the cost of preferred ...
July 26, 2008 by Jason

Finance
How are bonds safer than stocks
October 30, 2008 by Angel

economics
where do stocks go after being sold
September 15, 2008 by zack

10th grade
why do they go public and sell stocks in their company
December 1, 2008 by sam

Economics
What are good stocks to invest in besides apple?
January 28, 2011 by Us

costing
what are major types of expenditure associated in maintaining stocks.
October 27, 2010 by amoabeng

math
when disucssing stocks the term stock yiels refers to the
January 4, 2011 by alisha s.

HELP 9
The shares of a company A. Stocks B. Bonds C. Executive D. Assistant I GOT A
February 19, 2012 by kesha

Business Statistics
1. Suppose that the mean of the annual return for common stocks from 1950 to 2012 was 9.4%, and the standard deviation of the annual return was 17.5%. Suppose also that during the same 62-year time span, the mean of the annual return for long-term government bonds was 4.6%, ...
March 6, 2013 by Michelle

Personal Finance
What is the risk and return on stocks, bonds, and mutual funds? Thanks
December 20, 2010 by Sarah

history
what is it where individuals control a mother company buy buying up stocks in this_____.
September 20, 2010 by nathan

Business
Which of the following are considered debt investments? Treasury bills Stocks Collectibles Cars
April 2, 2010 by Lena

financial management
Is it possible to construct a portfolio of stocks that has an expected return equal to the riskfree rate?
November 6, 2007 by jean

stock market
If i invested 10,000 on 50 stocks that were 210.93 each, then the price of each went up to 217.00 each. How much did I earn?
May 12, 2010 by serena

accounting
Constant growth model. Here are data on two stocks, bth of which have discount rate of 15%.
March 26, 2007 by sara

economics
what would be two really great stocks to pick for a stock market game? or do you know of a useful website i could visit?
September 10, 2008 by cougar

Technical Writing
How should a 22-year old who just inherited $50,000 divide her investments between stocks, bonds, CDs, and money market?
August 29, 2010 by Rosa

personal finace
Bernie and Pam Britten are a young married couple beginning careers and establishing a household. They will each make about $50,000 next year and will have accumulated about $40,000 to invest. They now rent an apartment but are considering purchasing a condominium for $100,000...
October 24, 2006 by sherry

Business Management
Describe the major types of expenditure which are likely to be incurred by a business in maintaining its stocks
March 9, 2010 by Carrol

Business
if i were to buy stocks in Canada, what company should i buy it for?
October 28, 2010 by Rebecca

credit and taxes
Savings account in a commercial bank-expected annual yield = 3%. High-growth common stocks-expected annual increase in market value = 10%; expected dividend yield = 0. That looks like an amendment/correction to your previous question, and may explain the unrealistic 10% yield ...
July 19, 2006 by candy

Business
Christine proudly tells you that she recently got dividends from of one of her investments. She obviously invested in: a) stocks b) GICs c) corporate Bonds d) a money market fund
March 16, 2010 by Lena

English 215-Tech. Writing
A 22-year old woman inherits $50,000, how should she divide her investments between stocks, bonds, CDs, and money market?
August 29, 2010 by Rosa

math
hey everyone, i have a question, by looking at a particular graph, how will you estimate the amount that is asked in a problem? (e.i. revenue, profit, stocks, etc) Do you just guess or something? thank you!
February 10, 2011 by anonymous

accounting
Two owners contribute $100,000 in cash and receive 4,000 shares of stocks in the business. What do you debit/credit?
October 14, 2008 by jordan

Financ
What are your clients investment proportions in your three stocks and the T-bill fund? c. What is the standard deviation of the rate of return on your clients portfolio?
August 11, 2010 by sam

finance
There is a preferred stock that pays a dividend of $5.00 at the end of each year. The stock sells for $60.00 a share. What is the oreferred stocks require rate of return?
January 13, 2008 by wynonna

FINANCE
Would the savvy use of financial logic involved in holding inventories of both stocks and bonds even if they change over time be of benefit to you and your investment portfolio?
November 14, 2011 by BILLY

Macroeconomics - real GDP growth
I have graphed the real GDP growth over the years 1990-2004. I need help analyzing it! What happened when it was going down? What happened when it shot back up again? HELP! Thanks... The GDP growth rate went down considerably during the period 2000-2002, becoming slightly ...
September 6, 2006 by Samantha

Finance
A financial analyst tells you that investing in stocks will allow you to triple your money in 15 years. What annual rate of return is the analyst assuming you can earn?
May 24, 2011 by Anonymous

investing in the stock market
Are there people who invest in the stock market full time for a living? In order words, are there people who make thousands of dollars every month, short term, as a profession? If so, how can I find out more information about persuing such a career? Thank you so much. For some...
June 22, 2005 by Sasha

financing
if you limit yourself to only common stock,you would seek out defensive stocks, where returns tend to go up and down by less than those for the overall market. please expand
April 4, 2012 by julio

math
Ed has $15,000 invested in stocks paying 8%. How much additional money should he invest in certificates of deposit paying 4% so that the average return on the two investments is 6%?
April 4, 2013 by Anonymous

English
Pick the correct letter for the analogy below. Please correct me if I'm wrong!! A. thermometer: heat B. barograph : stocks C. seismograph : tremors D. telegraph: sound Is it B?
November 19, 2013 by Hannah

College Math
Ed Moura has $29,000 invested in stocks paying 5%. How much additional money should he invest in certificates of deposit paying 2% so that the average return on the two investments is 3%?
September 1, 2011 by Karen

English
Pick the correct letter for the analogy below. Please correct me if I'm wrong!! thermometer: heat:: A. monograph: books B. barograph : stocks C. seismograph : tremors D. telegraph: sound Is it B?
November 19, 2013 by Hannah

S.S.
Because many Southerners were unwilling to sell slaves to raise funds to build factories, they had no money to invest in businesses. Another name for this type of money is a. stocks b. bonds c. capital* d. business means
March 7, 2014 by Amy

Finance Help
I need to write about this question: Discuss the various stockholder rights. What factor(s) make the valuation of common stock more complicated than the valuation of bonds/preferred stocks? (im so confused!!) :(
August 5, 2014 by Anonymous

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