# Financial

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Suppose a Midwest Telephone and Telegraph (MTT) Company bond,
maturing in 1 year, can be purchased today for \$975. Assuming that the
bond is held until maturity, the investor will receive \$1,000 (principal) plus
6 percent interest (that is, 0.06 3 \$1,000 5 \$60). Determine the percentage
holding period return on this investment.

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Suppose a Midwest Telephone and Telegraph (MTT) Company bond, maturing in 1 year, can
be purchased today for \$975. Assuming that the bond is held until maturity, the investor will
receive \$1,000 (principal) plus 6 percent interest (that is, 0.06 3 \$1,000 5 \$60). Determine the
percentage holding period return on this investment.

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Percentage Holding Period Return = [(\$1,000 - \$975 + \$60)/\$975] x 100% = 8.717% (8.72% rounded).

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Six months ago, you purchased a tract of land in an area where a new
industrial park was rumored to be planned. This land cost you \$110,000, and
the seller offered you an interest-free loan for 70 percent of the land cost.
Today, the industrial park project was formally announced, and an attorney
for the developer has just offered you \$190,000 for your land. If you accept
this offer, what will be your holding period return on this investment?

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8.Six months ago, you purchased a tract of land in an area where a new industrial park was rumored to be planned. This land cost you \$110,000, and the seller offered you an interest-free loan for 70 percent of the land cost. Today, the industrial park project was formally announced, and an attorney for the developer has just offered you \$190,000 for your land. If you accept this offer

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