1.
Suppose the annual yield on a 2year Treasury bond is 7.5% and the yield on a 1year
bond is 5%. Using the expectations theory, forecast the interest rate on a 1year bond
during the second year.
10%
2.
Suppose the annual yield on a 2 year treasury bond is 7.5% and the yield on a 1year
bond is 5%, r* is 3% and the maturity risk premium is 0. What is the expected rate of
inflation in year 2? 7%
(7.5 x 2 = 15. 155 = 10. 3 + ? = 10. Answer = 7)
3.
Suppose the annual yield on a 2 year treasury bond 7.5% and the yield on a 1 year bond is
9%, r* is 4% and the maturity risk premium is 1% per year. What is the expected inflation
in year 2? 0%
4.
Given o1= 20%, o2=30% and p12=0. To the nearest whole percent, what is oP for a
portfolio weighted 60% stock 1 and 40% stock 2?
5.
Your uncle would like to restrict his interest rate risk and his distant risk but he still
would like to invest
in corporate bonds. Which of the possible bonds listed below best
stratifies you uncles criteria? AAA bond w/ 5year bond
6.
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 Fall '10
 Masoudie
 Finance, Interest, Interest Rate, Treasury bond, annual yield, maturity risk premium

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