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Unformatted text preview: (c) Assuming that a discount rate is needed to compute the carrying value of the obligations arising from a bond issue at any date during the life of the bonds, discuss the conceptual merit(s) of using for this purpose: (1) The coupon or nominal rate. (2) The effective or yield rate at date of issue.( d) If the obligations arising from these bonds are to be carried at their present value computed by means of the current market rate of interest, how would the bond valuation at dates subsequent to the date of issue is affected by an increase or a decrease in the market rate of interest? (AICPAadapted)...
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- Spring '11
- Balance Sheet, bond issue costs, conceptual merit, Balance Sheet Presentations