What are futures and options? What is the difference between investing in the stock market and futures and options trading?

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  1. Math

    A new law requires that 12% of an individual's income be invested in the stock market. Your accounts show that you need to put $420 in the stock market this year. How much did you earn this year. A $5,040 B $350 C $504** D $3,500

  2. Math

    A new law requires that 15 of an individual’s income be invested in the stock market. Your accounts show that you need to put $435 in the stock market this year. How much did you earn this year? $5,040 $350 $504 $3,500 Refreshing this question, I got

  3. Mathstuufffhelpp

    A new law requires a 5% of an individual's income be invested in the stock market. your account shows that you need to put $815 in the stock market this year. how much did you earn this year

  4. SOCIAL STUDIES

    Business and Investing Quiz 1. suppose that people in your community voted to eliminate all local taxes. Which of these goods and services would most likely disappear. A. interstate highway maintenance B. neighborhood trash pickup C. regional military base

  5. Algebra 2

    some investments in the stock market have earned 10% annually. At this rate, earning can be found using the formula A=p(1.10)n, where A is the total value of the investment, P is the initial value of the investment, and n is the number of years the money

  6. math

    A new law requires that 15 of an individual’s income be invested in the stock market. Your accounts show that you need to put $435 in the stock market this year. How much did you earn this year? (1 point) $2,955.00 $2,900.00 $2,905.00 $2,889.50

  7. Math Help!

    Find 21/25 of $27,000 A:$32,140 B:$5,670 C:$22,680 D:$23,760 Could you explain how it is C?? A new law requires that 12% of an individual's income be invested in the stock market. Your accounts show that you need to put $420 in the stock market this year.

  8. math

    Allen Young has always been proud of his personal investment strategies and has done very well over the past several years. He invests primarily in the stock market. Over the past several months, however, Allen has become very concerned about the stock

  9. stats

    since the stock market began in 1872, stock prices have risen in about 73% of the years. Assuming that market performance is independent from year to year, what's the probability that a) the market will rise 3 consecutive years? b) the market will rise 3

  10. History

    Which of the following factors was most responsible for an unequal distribution of wealth? A. There was an increase in business profits. B. Average Americans were not investing in the stock market. C. Wages were not keeping pace with profits of business

  11. maths

    Allen Young has always been proud of his personal investment strategies and has done very well over the past several years. He invests primarily in the stock market. Over the past several months, however, Allen has become very concerned about the stock

  12. 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

  13. Finance

    Hooks Athletics, Inc., has outstanding a preferred stock with a par value of $30 that pays a dividend of $2.50. The preferred stock is redeemable at the option of the stockholder in 10 years at a price equal to $30. The stock may be called for redemption

  14. ap. history

    How did overproduction, under consumption, and stock market speculation lead to the stock market crash of 1929 and the Great Depression?

  15. Accounting

    Gorton Corporation has 30,000 shares of $10 par value common stock outstanding when it announces a 2-for-1 stock split. Before the split, the stock had a market price of $120 per share. After the split, how many shares of stock will be outstanding? Common

  16. Foundations Math 12

    Jie is investing $15000 and is choosing between two options. With Option A, the investment is compounded semi-annually and will grow to $20000 in 5 years. With Option B, the investment is compounded monthly for 5 years. The annual rate of interest is the

  17. Cash flow statement

    In a statement of cash flows, the cash flows from investing activities section should report a.the issuance of common stock in exchange for a factory building. b.stock dividends received. c.a major repair to machinery charged to accumulated depreciation.

  18. Economics M/C

    Hi, I am having difficulty determining the answer for the following question: The market in which the assumption of continuous market-clearing seems to be LEAST applicable is the: a) stock market b) market for wheat c) labour market d) market for federal

  19. math problem

    Real Versus Nominal Returns. A foreign stock market provided a rate of return of 95 percent. The inflation rate in this country during the year was 80 percent. In the United States, in contrast, the stock market return was only 12 percent, but the

  20. Managerial Finance

    A firm has an issue of preferred stock outstanding that has a par value of $100 and a 4% dividend. If the current market price of the preferred stock is $50, the yield on the preferred stock is

  21. social studies

    Which statement is the most accurate? A. Business activity in 1929 began to decline a few months before the stock market crash. B. The stock market crashed a few months before business activity began to decline. C. The stock market crashed at virtually the

  22. accounting

    Jones Company is authorized to issue 20,000 shares of no-par, $5 stated-value common stock and 5,000 shares of 9%, 100 par preferred stock. It enters into the following transaction: 1. Accepts a subscription contract to 7,000 shares of common stock at $42

  23. 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

  24. Finance

    Farmer Tom Hedges anticipates taking 100,000 bushels of oats to the market in three months. The current cash price for oats is $2.15. He can sell a three- month futures contract for oats at $2.20. He decides to sell 10 5,000-bushel futures contracts at

  25. risk management

    You are the risk manager of an energy producing company. Your firm explores for and extracts crude oil. Your firm regularly produces approximately 50,000 barrels of oil monthly. You watch the energy markets closely and determine in early May 2011 that the

  26. business math

    If Naomi invests in a stock portfolio, her returns for 10 or more years will average 10%-12%. Naomi realizes that the stock market has higher returns because it is a more risky investment than a savings account or a CD. She wants her calculations to be

  27. business math

    #3 of case study: If Naomi invests in a stock portfolio, her returns for 10 or more years will average 10%-12%. Naomi realizes that the stock market has higher returns because it is a more risky investment than a savings account or a CD. She wants her

  28. finance (Check Answer plz)

    Following are rates of return on medical equip. company's stock and debt, and on the market portfolio, along with the probability of each state. State Prob. Ret.on Stock Ret.on Debt Ret.on Market 1 .1 3 8 5 2 .3 8 8 10 3 .4 20 10 15 4 .2 15 10 20 What is

  29. personal finance

    which of the following is a credit management decision? a. Purchasing a used car. b. investing your savings in a stock market c. obtaining a student loan to attend college d. putting money into your retirement account

  30. business Maths

    The main concept to investing is diversify your investments. The old saying of “don’t put all of your eggs in one basket” exemplifies this concept. Kerry Stutsman has saved $2,400 and is wondering how to invest it. She was researching different

  31. Business

    Based on this financial info where a company's Beta Year = 2008, the Company's commons stock = 0.85, the Risk-Free Rate of Return = 5%, and the Market Risk Premium = 6%. Use the dividend growth model to calculate the Company's Common Stock in 2008. Stock 1

  32. General Education Statistics | MAT112

    There are many ways people can invest their money. In mutual funds, the investor buys shares in a fund that buys investment instruments for the investor, commonly stocks, bonds, or fixed instrument investments. Investment fund managers commonly advertise

  33. history

    Which option most accurately explains the developments that led to the Stock Market Crash of 1929? The practice of “painting the tape” by high-profile investors led to buying bubbles that overvalued worthless stocks. The overproduction of cars by the

  34. Finance

    You are considering buying 100 shares of TEXAS INC common stock. The common stock is expected to pay a dividend of $2.50 a year from today; the growth rate of the dividends is 8% for two years, then level off to a constant rate of 5% per year. The

  35. Math

    Real Versus Nominal Returns. The Costaguanan stock market provided a rate of return of 95 percent. The inflation rate in Costaguana during the year was 80 percent. In the United States, in contrast, the stock market return was only 12 percent, but the

  36. Math

    A new law requires that 12% of an individual's income be invested in the stock market. Your accounts show that you need to put $420 in the stock market this year. How much did you earn this year. My Guess is 3,500% But Its a guess i would like to know how

  37. Accounting

    Effect of Stock Split Gino's Restaurant Corporation wholesales ovens and ranges to restaurants throughout the Midwest. Gino's Restaurant Corporation, which had 100,000 shares of common stock outstanding, declared a 5-for-1 stock split (4 additional shares

  38. Accounting

    Dristell Inc. had the following activities during the year (all transactions are for cash unless stated otherwise): A building with a book value of $400,000 was sold for $500,000. Additional common stock was issued for $160,000. Dristell purchased its own

  39. Business Fin

    The market’s required return on Gitche Gumee Oil Company stock is currently 13.8 percent. If the expected return on the market portfolio is 12.6 percent and the risk-free rate is 3.5 percent, what is the beta of Gitche Gumee stock?

  40. economics

    What are futures and options? What is the difference between investing in the stock market and futures and options trading?

  41. Business

    The contrarian approach to investing is best illustrated by A. staying out of the market no matter what experts are saying. B. always buying when others are selling. C. investing in mutual funds, contradicting the idea that investing in individual stocks

  42. Finance

    If a company does not do better than its competitiors but the stock market goes up, executives do very well from their stock options. Discuss this statement.

  43. History

    Do you think investing in the stock market today would be a better or worse idea than it was in the 1920's? Explain why you think so.

  44. business math

    If Naomi invests in a stock portfolio, her returns for 10 or more years will average 10%-12%. Naomi realizes that the stock market has higher returns because it is a more risky investment than a savings account or a CD. She wants her calculations to be

  45. finance (Check Answer plz)

    Following are rates of return on medical equip. company's stock and debt, and on the market portfolio, along with the probability of each state. State Prob. Ret.on Stock Ret.on Debt Ret.on Market 1 .1 3 8 5 2 .3 8 8 10 3 .4 20 10 15 4 .2 15 10 20 What is

  46. finance (Check Answer plz)

    Following are rates of return on medical equip. company's stock and debt, and on the market portfolio, along with the probability of each state. State Prob. Ret.on Stock Ret.on Debt Ret.on Market 1 .1 3 8 5 2 .3 8 8 10 3 .4 20 10 15 4 .2 15 10 20 What is

  47. Finance (Check Answer plz)

    Following are rates of return on medical equip. company's stock and debt, and on the market portfolio, along with the probability of each state. State Prob. Ret.on Stock Ret.on Debt Ret.on Market 1 .1 3 8 5 2 .3 8 8 10 3 .4 20 10 15 4 .2 15 10 20 What is

  48. finance

    A stock has a beta of 2.0. A security analyst who specializes in studying this stock expects its return to be 24%. Suppose the risk-free rate is 6 percent and the market-risk premium is 10 percent. Is the stock overvalued or undervalued relative to the

  49. Economics M/C

    The market in which the assumption of continuous market clearing seems to be LEAST applicable is the: a. stock market b. market for wheat. c. labour market d. market for federal government bonds

  50. Investing

    In a statement of cash flows, the cash flows from investing activities section should report a.the issuance of common stock in exchange for a factory building. b.stock dividends received. c.a major repair to machinery charged to accumulated depreciation.

  51. Maths

    Find how much stock and returns isobtained from investing: N345 in 5% stock at 69?

  52. statistics

    The American Association of Individual Investors (AAII) polls its subscribers on a weekly basis to determine the number who are bullish, bearish, or neutral on the short-term prospects for the stock market. Their findings for the week ending March 2, 2006,

  53. Math

    theres a new law that requires 15% of individuals income to be invested in the stock market your account shows that you need to put $435 in the stock market how much did you earn this year A.$2,955.00 B. $9,900.00 C. $2,905.00 D. $2,889.50

  54. Coporate Finance

    Exotic Cuisines Employee Stock Options As a new graduate, you've taken a management position with Exotic Cuisines, Inc., a restaurant chain that just went public last year. The company's restaurants specialize in exotic main dishes, using ingredients such

  55. investing in the stock market

    So unless I become a high-risk day-trader, there really is no way for me to make a living just investing in the stock market? So did people like Warren Buffet and Morgan Stanley build their wealth some other way? And what about the fictional character

  56. Finance

    If a corporation wanted to guarantee its long term costs of financing an investment project, it could: a.) sell t-bill futures for when the funds were needed b.) buy t-bill futures for when the funds were needed c.) sell t-bond futures for when the funds

  57. 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?

  58. Finance ( Need help )

    Sapp Trucking’s balance sheet shows a total of noncallable $45 million long-term debt with a coupon rate of 7.00% and a yield to maturity of 6.00%. This debt currently has a market value of $50 million. The balance sheet also shows that the company has

  59. Accounting

    What does the Market Value of a company's stock represent? What does the Book Value of a company stock represent? How is this accounting measurement used? Why is the Market Value of a stock usually greater than the Book Value of a stock?

  60. Finance

    A firm has $3 million market value and it sells preferred stock with a par value of $100. If the coupon rate on the preferred stock is 9% and the preferred stock trades at $95, what is the cost of preferred stock financing?

  61. Intermediate Accounting

    On February 24, 2006, Bart Company purchased 2,000 shares of Winn Corporation’s newly issued 6% cumulative $75 par preferred stock for $152,000. Each share carried one detachable stock warrant entitling the holder to acquire at $10, one share of Winn

  62. Futures &Options

    1. You are given the following two sets of prices of European options as a function of the strike price, for a stock with S = 100. Assume that all options mature in 6 months, and that the interest rate (continuously compounding, annualized) is 10%. (1)

  63. Social Studies

    Okay so the economy was booming in 1929 stocks were really high but then the stock market suddenly crashed why did that happen? How did the stock market suddenly just crash?(1929 Great Depression)

  64. Math

    Real Versus Nominal Returns. The Costaguanan stock market provided a rate of return of 95 percent. The inflation rate in Costaguana during the year was 80 percent. In the United States, in contrast, the stock market return was only 12 percent, but the

  65. Finance

    Why does the spot price and the futures price converge when approaching the delivery month of a futures contract?

  66. Finance

    Currently the risk-free rate equals 5% and the expected return on the market portfolio equals 11%. An investment analyst provides you with the following information: Stock beta Expected return A 1.33 12% B 0.7 10% C 1.5 14% D 0.66 9% Required: 1. Indicate

  67. algebra 1

    Gordon is evaluating some stocks he wants to purchase. You can see the function of the stock price below. The variable x represents days. Stock A B C Price f(x) = 25(1.08)x x f(x) 0 22.00 1 21.56 2 21.13 The initial price of this stock is $30, but it has

  68. 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

  69. College algebra

    you invest 2500 in the stock market for one year. part of your investment was in stock that paid 10% interest and the remainders was in a stock that paid only 8%. if you made a total of 2,200 in interest how much did you invest in each stock

  70. investing

    The following account balances relate to the stockholders' equity accounts of Gore Corp. at year-end. 2008 2007 Common stock, 10,500 and 10,000 shares, respectively, for 2008 and 2007 $160,000 $140,000 Preferred stock, 5,000 shares 125,000 125,000 Retained

  71. maths

    SHARES AND DIVIDENDS 1-introduction- 2-explain the terms -; Nominal value/face value, market value, rate of dividend, annual dividend, rate of income, rate of return, percentage yield, Demat, bullish, bearish. 3- Fill up an application form for shares with

  72. Agriculture marketing

    How can you use the Futures Market Information for “store or not to store” decision when it comes to grains?

  73. Finance

    . You are given the following two sets of prices of European options as a function of the strike price, for a stock with S = 100. Assume that all options mature in 6 months, and that the interest rate (continuously compounding, annualized) is 10%. (1)

  74. 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

  75. Quantitative methods

    Allen must decide whether to invest $10,000 in the stock market or in a certificate of deposit (CD) at an interest rate of 9%. If the market is good , he believes that he could get a 14% return on his money. With a fair market, he expects to get an 8%

  76. history

    Why were hobos called what they were? After the stock market crashed what did people do with their stock? hobo 1889, Western Amer.Eng., of unknown origin, perhaps related to early 19c. Eng. dial. hawbuck "lout, clumsy fellow, country bumpkin." Or from ho,

  77. economics

    Which statement is the most accurate? A. Business activity in 1929 began to decline a few months before the stock market crash. B. The stock market crashed a few months before business activity began to decline. C. The stock market crashed at virtually the

  78. Financing

    Define the following terms and identify their role in financing A. Finance B. Efficient Market C. Primary Market D. Secondary Market E. Risk F. Security G. Stock H. Bond I. Capital J. Debt K. Yield L. Rate of Return M. Return of Investment N. Cash Flow

  79. finance

    Following are rates of return on a medical equipment company stock, debt, and market portfolio, along with probablity of each state State Prob Ret.on Stock Ret.on Debt Ret.on Market 1 .1 3 8 5 2 .3 8 8 10 3 .4 20 10 15 4 .2 15 10 20 If the company's

  80. Finance

    Following are rates of return on a medical equipment company stock, debt, and market portfolio, along with probablity of each state State Prob Ret.on Stock Ret.on Debt Ret.on Market 1 .1 3 8 5 2 .3 8 8 10 3 .4 20 10 15 4 .2 15 10 20 If the company's

  81. Finance

    Following are rates of return on a medical equipment company stock, debt, and market portfolio, along with probablity of each state State Prob Ret.on Stock Ret.on Debt Ret.on Market 1 .1 3 8 5 2 .3 8 8 10 3 .4 20 10 15 4 .2 15 10 20 If the company's

  82. finance (Repost)

    Following are rates of return on a medical equipment company stock, debt, and market portfolio, along with probablity of each state State Prob Ret.on Stock Ret.on Debt Ret.on Market 1 .1 3 8 5 2 .3 8 8 10 3 .4 20 10 15 4 .2 15 10 20 If the company's

  83. finance

    Following are rates of return on a medical equipment company stock, debt, and market portfolio, along with probablity of each state State Prob Ret.on Stock Ret.on Debt Ret.on Market 1 .1 3 8 5 2 .3 8 8 10 3 .4 20 10 15 4 .2 15 10 20 If the company's

  84. finance

    Following are rates of return on a medical equipment company stock, debt, and market portfolio, along with probablity of each state State Prob Ret.on Stock Ret.on Debt Ret.on Market 1 .1 3 8 5 2 .3 8 8 10 3 .4 20 10 15 4 .2 15 10 20 If the company's

  85. accounting

    As part of their divorce agreement , Harry transfers to Mary, his former spouse, GM stock with a market value of 30000, Harry had $20000 invested in the stock. How does this transfer affect Harry and what is Mary’s basis in the stock.

  86. marketing

    1. You are the marketing manager for HP laptop computers. Identify and briefly discuss the differences between the consumer market for laptops and the business market. Then give an example of each difference using college students as the consumer market

  87. math

    The value of investments in the stock market change daily. Suppose you buy a stock for $1500. It decreases in value by 5% and then rises 7%. What is the new value? (Round to the nearest cent as needed.)

  88. Economics

    More funds would be directed to private markets, including the stock market, so stock price indexes would ______ (rise / fall), other things being equal.

  89. Algebra

    Some investments in the stock market have earned 12% annually. At this rate, earnings can be found using the formula A = P(1.12)^n, where A is the total value of the investment, P is the initial value of the investment, and n is the number of years the

  90. finance

    Define the following terms and identify their role in finance: 1. Finance 2. Efficient Market 3. Primary Market 4. Secondary Market 5. Risk 6. Security 7. Stock 8. Bond 9. Capital 10. Debt 11. Yield 12. Rate of Return 13. Return on Investment 14. Cash Flow

  91. Finance

    You are provided the following information on a company. The total market value is $40 million. The capital structure, shown here, is considered to be optimal. Accounting Value Market Value Bonds, $1000 par, 6% coupon, 6% YTM $10,000,000 $10,000,000

  92. Finance

    I believe the correct answer is C. If someone could please double heck for me. Trina gave her nephew Roy 100 shares of HLM Corporation stock that she purchased 6 months ago for $10,000. At the time of the gift, the fair market value of the stock was

  93. accounting

    the board of directors declares 15% stock dividend on10000 outstanding shares of$20 per common stock. Thee current market value is $25 per share. how should I journalize this entry?

  94. Finance

    Hooks Athletics, Inc., has outstanding a preferred stock with a par value of $30 that pays a dividend of $2.50. The preferred stock is redeemable at the option of the stockholder in 10 years at a price equal to $30. The stock may be called for redemption

  95. Finance

    Suppose you are considering two investments, stock A and stock B. The beta of A is 1.20, and the beta of B is 0.80. Stock A has an expected return of 12% and Treasury Bills are yielding 3%. If the two stocks are fairly prices, what's the expected return on

  96. math

    In a survey of 200 employees of a company regarding their 401(k) investments, the following data were obtained. 150 had investments in stock funds. 78 had investments in bond funds. 60 had investments in money market funds. 46 had investments in stock

  97. math/statistics

    In a survey of 200 employees of a company regarding their 401(k) investments, the following data were obtained. 150 had investments in stock funds. 78 had investments in bond funds. 60 had investments in money market funds. 46 had investments in stock

  98. English

    1. Jobs also is embroiled in a probe of stock options at Apple Inc. 2. Jobs also is embroiled in a probe of stock options at Apple Inc.. Which one is correct, #1 or #2? Inc. or Inc.. in a sentence?

  99. math

    NVM's preferred stock currently has a market price equal to $80 per share. If the dividend paid on this stock is $6 per share, what is the required rate of return investors would get from NVM preferred stock?

  100. Finance

    A stock has an expected return of 10 percent, the risk-free rate is 6 percent, and the market risk premium is 5 percent. The beta of this stock must be . Note that the market risk premium is given.

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