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According to the 2003 Annual Consumer Spending Survey, the credit card charge was \$1838. A sample of monthly credit card 1. compute the mean and median 2. compute the first and third quartiles 3. Compute the range and interquartile range. 4. Compute the variance and standard deviation 5. The skewness measure for these data is 2.12. Comment on 170 1) 236 Mean 1800 316 Median 1351 387 825 2) 991 First Quartile 387 1333 Third Quartile 1710 1351 1428 3) 1584 Range 7280 1688 Interquartile Range 1323 1710 3396 4) 4135 Variance 3675303 7450 Standard Deviation 1917.11 5) Since the measure of skewness is posit because most of the data values lie to t Monthly Charge

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average monthly Bank of America Visa d charges provides the following data. the shape of this distribution. Is it the shape you would expect? Why or why no itive, this means that the data is positevely skewed. . Yes, this is the shape I wou the left of the mean (1800).
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Calculate the Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC) (hint: use EXCEL function: sumproduct) Example: The Firm's Cost of Capital Security Common Stock 100,000 18.50% Preferred Stock 15,000 14.90% Bonds (9% coupon) 225,000 11.20% Bonds (8.5% coupon) 115,000 11.20% Market Value Rate of Return

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From Yahoo finance select two stocks or two mutual funds. Make sure the Pick two years worth of monthly returns data. For each price series, show a time series, a histogram, calculate average retu Question: Which one is riskier? Place the time series graph, the histogram and the descriptive statistics
selections are from different industries (e.g. utilities and retail; or, technology and manu turns, standard deviation and coefficient of variation. s on a word document: Report format.

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Pelican Stores, a division of National Clothing, is a chain of women The chain recently ran a promotionin which discount coupons were Data collected for a sample of 100 in-store credit card transactions is provided below. The proprietary card method of payment refers to charges made us

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## This note was uploaded on 02/14/2011 for the course ECONOMICS 131 taught by Professor Larkin,m during the Spring '11 term at CUNY City.

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