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Business Finance Answers_Part_15 - CHAPTER 5 INTRODUCTION...

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CHAPTER 5 INTRODUCTION TO VALUATION: THE TIME VALUE OF MONEY Answers to Concepts Review and Critical Thinking Questions 1. The four parts are the present value (PV), the future value (FV), the discount rate ( r ), and the life of the investment ( t ). 2. Compounding refers to the growth of a dollar amount through time via reinvestment of interest earned. It is also the process of determining the future value of an investment. Discounting is the process of determining the value today of an amount to be received in the future. 3. Future values grow (assuming a positive rate of return); present values shrink. 4. The future value rises (assuming it’s positive); the present value falls. 5. It would appear to be both deceptive and unethical to run such an ad without a disclaimer or explanation. 6. It’s a reflection of the time value of money. TMCC gets to use the $24,099. If TMCC uses it wisely, it will be worth more than $100,000 in thirty years. 7. This will probably make the security less desirable. TMCC will only repurchase the security prior to maturity if it is to its advantage, i.e. interest rates decline. Given the drop in interest rates needed to make this viable for TMCC, it is unlikely the company will repurchase the security. This is an example of a “call” feature. Such features are discussed at length in a later chapter. 8. The key considerations would be: (1) Is the rate of return implicit in the offer attractive relative to other, similar risk investments? and (2) How risky is the investment; i.e., how certain are we that we will actually get the $100,000? Thus, our answer does depend on who is making the promise to
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Business Finance Answers_Part_15 - CHAPTER 5 INTRODUCTION...

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