# finance (structure of interest rates)

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### finance (structure of interest rates)

Some analysts believe that the term structure of interest reates is determined by the behavior of various types of financial institutions. this theory is called the: A. expectations hypothesis B. segmentation theory C. liquidity premium theory D. theory of industry supply and ...

### Basic Finance

Suppose we observe the following rates: 1R2= 8%, 1R2= 10%. If the unbiased expectations theory of the term structure of interest rates holds, what is the 1-year interest rate expected one year from now, E(2r1)?

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A "normal" term structure of interest rates would depict

### COM155

Write two paragraphs about how interest rates affect our purchasing decisions. High interest rates make us stop and think, do we need this item? Is it a necessity? When interest rates are high people tend to finance things less. Why pay a lot in interest when you can just save...

### Social studies

How die a compound interest rate differ from a simple interest rate? Compound interest rates pay more interest over time Compound interest rates are calculated only once a year Compound interest rates ideally lower than simple interest rates•• Compound interest rates apply...

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1)An interest rate is a special type of? a. loan b. price c. bank d. service 2) How does a compound interest rate differ from a simple interest rate? a. Compound interest rates pay more interest over time b. Compound interest rates are calculated only once a year c. Compound ...

### FINANCE

5. Forecasting Interest Rates Assume the current interest rate on a one-year Treasury bond (1R1) is 5.00 percent, the current rate on a two-year Treasury bond (1R2) is 5.75 percent, and the current rate on a three-year Treasury bond (1R3) is 6.25 percent. If the unbiased ...

### FINANCE

7. Forecasting interest rates Assume the current interest rate on a one-year Treasury bond (1R1) is 5.50 percent, the current rate on a two-year Treasury bond (1R2) is 5.95 percent, and the current rate on a three-year Treasury bond (1R3) is 8.50 percent. If the unbiased ...

### FINANCE

4. Liquidity Premium Hypothesis Suppose we observe the following rates: 1R1 = 8 percent, 1R2 = 10 percent, and E(2r1) = 8 percent. If the liquidity premium theory of the term structure of interest rates holds, what is the liquidity premium for year 2, L2?

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4. Liquidity Premium Hypothesis Suppose we observe the following rates: 1R1 = 8 percent, 1R2 = 10 percent, and E(2r1) = 8 percent. If the liquidity premium theory of the term structure of interest rates holds, what is the liquidity premium for year 2, L2?

### Math

Term-structure of interest rates and Arbitrage The current term-structure of spot interest rates for safe zero-coupon bonds is as follows: Maturity, in years Interest rate (r) 1 8% 2 10% 3 11% 4 12% 5 13% There is a safe bond B which has 4 years before maturity and pays a ...

### Finance

which of the following is true with regards to rising interest rates? A. Use Long-term loans to take advantage of current low rates. B. The term of the loan option is not impacted by rising interest rates. c. Use Short-term to take advantage of low interst rates. D. Select ...

### COM 155

Write 2 paragraphs about how interest rates affect our purchasing descisions. Identify the topic sentence by underlining it. Interest rates is the price that the lender sets for the borrower to pay as a fee to borrow money. Depending on whether or not interest rates are high ...

### Finance

What is the value of 15-year corporate bonds, with a coupon rate of 9%, if current interest rates on similar bonds is 8%? How much would the value change if interest rates increased to 10%? Under what conditions will this bond trade at par (face value)?

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can you help me Underline the topic sentence for this paragraph??? Interest rates have a decidedly large impact on purchasing decisions. Interest rates affect our purchases in a couple different ways. Interest rates are what you pay for the use of someone else's money. When ...

### Introduction to Finance: Harvesting the Money Tree

7) The problem in stretching out the maturity of marketable securities is that A. long-term rates higher than short-term rates. B. interest rates are generally lower. C. you are legally locked in until the maturity date. D. there is greater possibility of loss. I think B

### Finance

You purchased a $1,000 five percent coupon bond that matures in 10 years. How much would your bond be worth if interest rates fall to 4% the day after you purchase the bond? What would the bond be worth in one year if interest rates fell to 4% at that point?

### Finance

1. (Covered Interest Arbitrage) Harry Norman, a foreign exchange trader at UBS’s office in Tokyo has $2,000,000 or its yen equivalent to invest. He faces the following exchange rates and interest rates. Show how can he profit from the covered interest arbitrage? Spot rate...

### Finance

1. (Covered Interest Arbitrage) Harry Norman, a foreign exchange trader at UBS’s office in Tokyo has $2,000,000 or its yen equivalent to invest. He faces the following exchange rates and interest rates. Show how can he profit from the covered interest arbitrage? Spot rate...

### Finance

1. (Covered Interest Arbitrage) Harry Norman, a foreign exchange trader at UBS’s office in Tokyo has $2,000,000 or its yen equivalent to invest. He faces the following exchange rates and interest rates. Show how can he profit from the covered interest arbitrage? Spot rate...

### Finance

"The value of outstanding bonds change whenever the going rate of interest changes. In general, short-term interest rates are more volatile than long-term interest rates. Therefore, short-term bond prices are more sensitive to interest rate changes than are long-term bond ...

### Social Studies

An interest rate is a special type of (1 point) loan. **price. bank. service. 2. How does a compound interest rate differ from a simple interest rate? (1 point) ***Compound interest rates pay more interest over time. Compound interest rates are calculated only once a year. ...

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If I could get some help? I was wonderung if I had done this right.Write two paragraphs about how interest rates affect our purchasing decisions. Identify the topic sentence in each by underlining it. I have determined that the first two sentences in each paragrapg are the ...

### Composition

Looking for guidance. Below are two paragraphs I wrote concerning how interest rates affect our purchasing. The first sentence in each I have identified as my topic sentence. I question if the major points are stated clearly; are supported by specific details, examples, or ...

### Social Studies

I was wondering if I could check my answers with someone. I'm a bit confused with interest. I put stars next to the answers I chose. Thank you. An interest rate is a special type of (1 point) loan. **price. bank. service. 2. How does a compound interest rate differ from a ...

### business finance

value of outstanding bond changes whenever the going rate of interest changes in general short term interest rates are more volatile than long term interest rates. therefore short term bond prices are more sensitive to interest rate changes than are long term bond prices.is ...

### Finance (Coupon Bonds)

I am having a hard time starting on how to calculate this please. You purchased a $1,000 five percent coupon bond that matures in 10 years. How much would your bond be worth if interest rates fall to 4% the day after you purchase the bond? What would the bond be worth in one ...

### finance

Which of the following is true with regards to rising interest rates. A. Use long-term loans to take advantage of current low rates. B. The term of the loan is ot impacted by rising interst rates. C. Use short term loans to take advantage of low iterest rates. D. Select long-...

### Finance, Math

The one-year and two-year risk-free rates (yields) are 1% and 1.025%, respectively. Our model of the term structure says that one year from now the one-year interest rate will be one of the following two values: 0.01 or 0.01*u, where u is the up factor. Here, the rates are the...

### Finance

Thr rate of return you would get if you bought a bond and held it 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 ...

### Finance 200

The treasurer for Thornton Pipe and Steel Company wishes to use financial futures to hedge her interest rate exposure. She will sell five Treasury futures contracts at $105,000 per contract. It is July and the contracts must be closed out in December of this year. Long-term ...

### Personal Finance

If overall interest rates in the economy rise, a corporate bond with a fixed interest rate will generally: A. increase in value. B. decrease in value. C. remain unchanged. D. become worthless. B?

### Finance

Which of the following events would make it more likely that a company would choose to call its outstanding callable bonds? (Points: 4) Market interest rates decline sharply. The company's bonds are downgraded. Market interest rates rise sharply. Inflation increases ...

### FIN301 Business Finance

Why are there so many different interest rates? What do each type mean, and what are the differences?

### english

Can someone please check my homework for me? · Write two paragraphs about how interest rates affect our purchasing decisions. · Identify the topic sentence in each by underlining it. · Post your paper as an attachment. Interest rates affect the buying of homes in real ...

### Finance

Atlantic Seafood has determined that $17,000 is the break-even level of earnings before interest and taxes for the two capital structures it is considering. The one structure consists of all equity with 12,000 shares of stock. The second structure consists of 9,000 shares of ...

### Algebra 1

A finance company offers cheaper interest rates if you borrow a larger sum of money for shorter time period. A borrower is offered $7000 at 12% or $10080 at 10%. If the tome for the lager loan is 6 months less but the total interest is the total interest is the same, find the ...

### math & finance

A bank offers a rate of 5.3% compounded semi-annually on its four year GICs(Guaranteed Investment Certificates). What monthly and annually compounded rates should it quote in order to have the same effective interest rate at all three nominal rates?

### Statistics

Mortgage Rates In 2001, the mean contract interest rate for a conventional 30-year first loan for the purchase of a single-family home was 6.3 percent, according to the U.S. Federal Housing Board.A real estate agent believes that interest rates are lower today and obtains a ...

### Com

Could you please tell me if the first sentence in each paragraph are topic sentences. The higher the interest rate of credit cards, mortgage or vehicles, the less cash we have in our pockets. When the interest rate of savings is higher that means more money in your pocket. If ...

### 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 ...

### Public Finance

Explain why using the local property tax to finance a given quantity and quality of public schooling can result in low tax rates in rich jurisdictions but high tax rates in poor jurisdictions. How do state governments supplement local finance of education to insure equality of...

### SS

Rising demand for a certain type of car will probably lead to: a. lower interest rates for all types of vehicles. b. lower interest rates for that type of car. c. higher interest rates for all types of vehicles. d. higher interest rates for that type of car. D

### Finance

a share of preferred stock of MXT LTD. is expected to pay 1.0 per quarter into indefinite future. the current required annual expected rate of return, k, is 8%. suppose that an investor buys 10 shares today and wants to hold these shares for the next 2 years. find his/her cash...

### Math: Personal Finance

Over the past 30 years, interest rates have varied widely. The rate for a 30-year mortgage reached a high of 14.75% in July 1984, and it reached a low of 4.64% in October 2010. A significant impact of lower interest rates on society is that they enable more people to afford ...

### Finance

How do interest rates affect the decision to buy or not buy?

### Finance

Answers for a 10 year us treasury bond has a 3.50 % interest rate, while a same maturity corporate bond has a 5.25 % interest rate. Real interest rates and inflation rate expectations would be for the two bonds. if default risk premium of 1.50 percentage points is estimated ...

### Corporate Finance

Please justify how a firm should make financial decisions with respect to bond prices and interest rates. What approach would you recommend? Why?

### Finance

A 12-year bond has an annual coupon rate of 9%. The coupon rate will remain fixed until the bond matures. The bond has a yield to maturity of 7%. Which of the following statements is CORRECT? (Points: 4) The bond is currently selling at a price below its par value. If market ...

### finance

If interest rates increase after a bond issue, what will happen to the bond’s price and yield-to-maturity

### Finance

Suppose you buy a 7% coupon, 20 year bond today when it's first issued. If interest rates suddenly rise to 15%, what happens to the value of your bond?

### Hogan

Please help identify the topic subject in each paragraph: Interest rates affect our purchasing decision in a two different ways. A lower interest rate is obviously preferred to minimize expenditure being either long or short term. A lower interest rate is good when taking a ...

### accounting

the longer the time to maturity: the greater the price increase from an increase in interst rates; the less the price increase from an increase in interest rates; the greater price increase from a decrease in interest rates; the less the price decrease fron a decrease in ...

### fin

1. A financial institution has the following market value balance sheet structure: (LG 19-1) Assets Liabilities and Equity . Cash $ 1,000 Certificate of deposit $ 10,000 Bond 10,000 Equity 1,000 Total assets $11,000 Total liabilities and equity $ 11,000. a. The bond has a 10 ...

### Comm 155

Write 2 paragraphs at least 200 words about how interest rates affect our purchasing decesions. Identify the topic sentences by underling. My topic sentences are the first sentence in each paragraph. High interest rates can make people nervous about the affordability of all ...

### Finance

Sauerfood company has decided to buy a new computer system with an expected life of 3 yrs. the cost is 150,000.the comapny can borrow $150,000 for 3yrs at 10% annual interest or for one yr at 8% annual interest. How much wld sauer save in interest over the 3 yr life of the ...

### macroeconomics

Assume that a series of inflation rates is 1 percent, 2 percent, and 4 percent, while nominal interest rates in the same three periods are 5 percent, 5 percent, and 6 percent, respectively. a. What are the ex post real interest rates in the same three periods? b. If the ...

### Macroeconomics

Assignment Question I can't find an answer too: Assume that a series of inflation rates is 1 percent, 2 percent, and 4 percent, while nominal interest rates in the same three periods are 5 percent, 5 percent, and 6 percent, respectively. a.What are the ex post real interest ...

### Macroeconomics

Assignment Question I can't find an answer too: Assume that a series of inflation rates is 1 percent, 2 percent, and 4 percent, while nominal interest rates in the same three periods are 5 percent, 5 percent, and 6 percent, respectively. a.What are the ex post real interest ...

### Finance

A dealer in government securities currently holds $875 million in 10-year Treasury bonds and $1,410 million in 6-month Treasury bills. Current yields on the T-bonds average 7.15 percent while 6-month T-bill yields average 3.38 percent. The dealer is currently borrowing $2,300 ...

### Accounting

Go to Table 10-1 which is based on bonds paying 10 percent interest for 20 years. Assume interest rates in the market (yield to maturity) decline from 11 percent to 8 percent: A. What is the bond price at 11%? B. What is the bond price at 8%? C. What would be your percentage ...

### Math

Go to Table 10-1 which is based on bonds paying 10 percent interest for 20 years. Assume interest rates in the market (yield to maturity) decline from 11 percent to 8 percent: A. What is the bond price at 11%? B. What is the bond price at 8%? C. What would be your percentage ...

### finance

1.Bill and Warren are thinking about issuing 11 percent coupon bonds that will mature in 15 years. Market interest rates are 13 percent. What could they sell each of the bonds for?

### economics

The current term-structure of spot interest rates for safe zero-coupon bonds is as follows: Maturity, in years Interest rate(r) 1 8% 2 10% 3 11% 4 12% 5 13% There is a safe bond B which has 4 years before maturity and pays a coupon of 12% at regular annual intervals and a face...

### Math

he current term-structure of spot interest rates for safe zero-coupon bonds is as follows: Maturity, in years Interest rate(r) 1 8% 2 10% 3 11% 4 12% 5 13% There is a safe bond B which has 4 years before maturity and pays a coupon of 12% at regular annual intervals and a face ...

### Finance

The payment structure of a corporate bond is best thought of as: an annuity of interest payments. an annuity of principal and interest payments. an annuity of principal payments. an annuity of interest payments and a single principal payment at maturity

### Finance

Your parents are retired and have expressed concern about the really low interest rates they’re earning on their savings. They’ve been approached by an advisor who says he has a “sure-fire” way to get them higher returns. What would you tell your parents about the low-...

### Math!

A credit Union pays 8.25% comppunded annually on 5-year compound-interest GICs. It wants to set the rates on its semiannulaly and monthly compounded GICs of the same maturity so that investors will earnt eh same total interest. What should be the rates on the GICs with the ...

### Finance

You made a bank deposit in UK sterling that matures next December. The interest rate was 10% while home rates are only 4%. You thought you would be going to London at the end of the year, but now you cannot. The outlook for pounds is depreciation, but you will lose all of your...

### Finance

A man stipulates in his will that $50000 from his estate is to be placed in a fund from which his three children are to each receive the same amount when they reach age 21. When the man dies (on January 2010), the children are aged 19, 15 and 13. The fund earns variable ...

### comm155

can some one please check my home work for me to see if all the requirement are met and let me know what need to be corrected. The first sentence in each paragraph is underlined. In a total of 200 words, write two paragraphs about how interest rates affect our purchasing ...

### Compound Interest

A bank offers a rate of 5.3% compounded semi-annually on its four year GICs(Guaranteed Investment Certificates). What monthly and annually compounded rates should it quote in order to have the same effective interest rate at all three nominal rates?

### Economics

When the Bank of England cut interest rates does that mean inflation is reduced?? No. When the Central Bank cuts interest rates, it is interested in "spurring" the economy by lowering the cost of capital and thus causing more private investment. While certainly unintended, ...

### finance

Joanne and Ed Greenwood built a new barn with an attached arena. To finance the loan, they paid $1,315 interest on $40,000 at 5%. What was the time, using exact interest? (Do not round intermediate calculations. Round up your answer to the nearest day.)

### Finance

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?

### personal finance

Which of the following would increase the amount that a person could afford to spend on a home? a)increased family income b)increased interest rates c)decreased down payment d)high montly living expenses IS A CORRECT ANSWER?THANK YOU:))))

### compounded interest

A bank offers a rate of 5.3% compounded semi-annually on its four year GICs(Guaranteed Investment Certificates). What monthly and annually compounded rates should it quote in order to have the same effective interest rate at all three nominal rates?

### english

i need to know if my sentences and grammar are clear, and if i have the correct topic sentence for each paragraph correct. 1. If something will cost more than what it is worth because, you do not have the money to buy it is you can purchase it by financing it. Purchasing ...

### Finance

Lear, Inc. has $800,000 is current assets, $300,000 of which are considered permanent current assets. In addition, the firm has $600,000 in fixed assets. A. Lear wishes to finance all fixed assets and half of its permanent current assets with long-term financing costing 8%. B...

### Finance

What is the present value of $100 PERPETU I TY of the interest rate is 7%? If interest rates doubled to 14%, what would its present value be? At 7% hundred dollars multiplied 0.943 equals 9430 or is it 14.2857 multiplied 100 equals 1428. 57? At 14% is it $100 times 0.877 ...

### Economics

Normally, higher interest rates in a country cause the ___ for that country's currency to increase as money flows to the higher interest rates. This depends on the perceived ___. For the first blank I have "demand", but I'm not sure about the second blank?

### Finance

A CBS bond with a par value of $1,000, an interest rate of 7.625 percent, and a maturity of 10 years The bond is selling for $986. The required rates of return is 6 percent for the bond.

### ECO/372

what happens to the monry interrest rates and the economy if the federal reserves is not the seller of government bonds? I know the interest rates go down but not sure what else?

### statistics

Investment analysts generally believe the interest rate on bonds is inversely related to the prime interest rate for loans; that is bonds perform well when lending rates are down and perform poorly when interest rates are up. Can the bond rate be predicted by the prime ...

### college

I purchased a $1,000 five percent coupon bond that matures in 10 years. How much would my bond be worth if interest rates fall to 4% the day after I purchase the bond? What would the bond be worth in one year if interest rates fell to 4% at that point?

### mathematicalmodel

The one-year and two-year risk-free rates (yields) are 1% and 1.025%, respectively. Our model of the term structure says that one year from now the one-year interest rate will be one of the following two values: 0.01 or 0.01*u, where u is the up factor. Here, the rates are the...

### Stats

Question 3 Investment analysts generally believe the interest rate on bonds is inversely related to the prime interest rate for loans; that is, bonds perform well when lending rates are down and perform poorly when interest rates are up. Can the bond rate be predicted by the ...

### Economics

Using demand and supply analysis, answer the following questions. What are the effects on the exchange rate between the British pound and the Japanese yen from: a. An increase in Japanese interest rates b. An increase in the price of British goods c. An increase in British ...

### Finance

Given her evaluation of current economic conditions, Ima Nutt believes there is a 20 percent probability of recession, a 50 percent chance of continued steady growth, and a 30 percent probability of inflationary growth. For each possibility, Ima has developed an interest rate ...

### Finance

3. What is the value in year 20 of a $1,000 cash flow made in year 8 if interest rates are 15 percent in years 6 through 13 and increase to 18 percent in the remaining years?

### accounting

You purchased a $1,000 five percent coupon bond that matures in 10 years. How much would your bond be worth if interest rates fall to 4% the day after you purchase the bond? What would the bond be worth in one year if interest rates fell to 4% at that point? UNIT 5 EXCEL TEMPLATE

### Math

The values of outstanding bonds change whenever the going rate of interest changes. In general, short-term interest rates are more volatile than long-term interest rates. Therefore, short-term bond prices are more sensitive to interest rate changes than are long-term bond ...

### Civics - Check answer

After the housing market collapse in the late 2000s, the U.S. economy suffered a downturn. In what ways could the Federal Reserve reduce the size of this downturn? A) It could raise the interest rates to double what they were. B) It could decrease the interest rates on banks ...

### Economics

The Federal Reserve board of governors has power to raise or lower short-term interest rates. Between 2005 and 2006, the fed aggressively increased the benchmark federal funds interest rate from 2.5 percent in February 2005 to 2.5 percent in June 2006. Assuming that other ...

### Economics

The Federal Reserve board of governors has power to raise or lower short-term interest rates. Between 2005 and 2006, the fed aggressively increased the benchmark federal funds interest rate from 2.5 percent in February 2005 to 2.5 percent in June 2006. Assuming that other ...

### Finance

. Suppose the December CBOT Treasury bond futures contract has a quoted price of 80-07. If annual interest rates go up by 1.00 percentage point, what is the gain or loss on the futures contract? (Assume a $1,000 par value, and round to the nearest whole dollar.)

### MATH HELP

Derrick is investing $1,000 at 5% interest and Anna is investing $750 at 7% interest. Both interest rates are compounded annually. When will they have the same amount saved? (Hint: 1.05t/1.07t =(1.05/1.07)t )

### english

In a total of 200 words, write two paragraphs with about how interest rates affect our purchasing decisions. Identify the topic sentence in each by underlining it i was wnating to know what else i can put with this to complete my assignment any ideas? if you have cash, in ...

### Business

Recently, it was observed that people have started saving more rather than spending. This has impacted the demand for luxury goods and services. The decline in the demand led to unemployment in the related sectors. What can be a primary solution to reduce the unemployment ...