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FIN_353_Project_ - Project FIN 353 Evaluation The project...

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Project FIN 353 Evaluation The project is due on the LAST DAY OF CLASS before finals. There are 4 questions. The breakdown of the points is: 1.25 2.25 3.25 4. 25 You may work in groups. However, YOU MUST HAND IN YOUR OWN PROJECT. DO NOT COPY ANSWERS FROM CLASSMATES. DO NOT EMAIL ME OR ASK ME THE ANSWERS OR HOW TO SOLVE THE PROBLEMS. You may email me or come to my office hours if the instructions are not clear and you need help starting. Questions 1. You have been hired by Risky Ventures, Inc., as a consultant to help them analyze interest rate trends. They are initially interested in determining the historical relationship between long- and short-term interest rates. The biggest task you must immediately undertake is collecting market interest-rate data. You know the best source of this information is the Web. a. You decide that your best indicator of long-term interest rates is the 10-year U.S. Treasury note. Your first task is to gather historical data. Go to http://www.federalreserve.gov/releases/ and select "Selected Interest Rates - H.15 daily." The site should look as follows:
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Click on "Historical data." Scroll down to "U.S. Government securities/Treasury constant maturities/10 year." Scroll over to the right and click on "annual." b. While you have located an accurate source of historical interest-rate data, getting it onto a
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