Case - PURCHASE A NEW CAR MAY CHOOSE TO WAIT AND INSTEAD PURCHASE NEW TIRESFOR THE CAR THEY CURRENTLY OWN.UNDER THESE CIRCUMSTANCES WE WOULDEXPECT

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ASSUME THAT YOU RECENTLY GRADUATED WITH A MAJOR IN FINANCE, AND YOUJUST LANDED A JOB AS A FINANCIAL PLANNER WITH MERRILL FINCH INC., ALARGE FINANCIAL SERVICES CORPORATION. YOUR FIRST ASSIGNMENT IS TO INVEST $100,000 FOR A CLIENT. BECAUSE THE FUNDS ARE TO BE INVESTEDIN A BUSINESS AT THE END OF ONE YEAR, YOU HAVE BEEN INSTRUCTED TOPLAN FOR A ONE-YEAR HOLDING PERIOD. FURTHER, YOUR BOSS HASRESTRICTED YOU TO THE FOLLOWING INVESTMENT ALTERNATIVES IN THE TABLEBELOW, SHOWN WITH THEIR PROBABILITIES AND ASSOCIATED OUTCOMES.(DISREGARD FOR NOW THE ITEMS AT THE BOTTOM OF THE DATA; YOU WILLFILL IN THE BLANKS LATER.)
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Unformatted text preview: PURCHASE A NEW CAR MAY CHOOSE TO WAIT AND INSTEAD PURCHASE NEW TIRESFOR THE CAR THEY CURRENTLY OWN.UNDER THESE CIRCUMSTANCES, WE WOULDEXPECT U.S. RUBBER’S STOCK PRICE TO BE HIGHER IF THERE IS ARECESSION THAN IF THE ECONOMY WAS JUST BELOW AVERAGE. CDIB’s ECONOMIC FORECASTING STAFF HAS DEVELOPEDPROBABILITY ESTIMATES FOR THE STATE OF THE ECONOMY, AND ITS SECURITYANALYSTS HAVE DEVELOPED A SOPHISTICATED COMPUTER PROGRAM, WHICH WASUSED TO ESTIMATE THE RATE OF RETURN ON EACH ALTERNATIVE UNDER EACHSTATE OF THE ECONOMY. HIGH TECH INC. IS AN ELECTRONICS FIRM; COLLECTIONS...
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2012 for the course ACCOUNTING 102 taught by Professor Calamba during the Summer '11 term at Universität St. Gallen (HSG).

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