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BB= BlackboardTasks Step by Step:1.Translation Exposure, ESM, Ch. 11. 2.Economic Exposure, ESM, Ch 12. 3.Solve Problem Numbers: 4, 10, 14, and 15 from Chapter 10. See Solutions. These are highly essential for successful completion of Exam 2, and partially for Quiz 2. 4.Further Readings/References (recommended ONLY). See below: MERCK's Hedging Practices. J. C. Lewent and A. J. Kearney, "Identifying, Measuring, and Hedging Currency Risk at MERCK," in R. W. Kolb, Ed., The International Finance:Reader, Florida: Kolb Publishing Co.. Or, locate it on the internet. It is widely available.5.Video on Credit Default Swap.
Week 4: September 126.View Video on Global Taxation.Course Learning ObjectivesThis Week is very closely related to and is a continuation of Week no. 3. It is thus essential that the participants finish with the tasks of meeting 3 before proceeding with the following tasks.By completing the assignments for Week 4, the participants are expected to understand and evaluate global uncertainties, global financial risk management, and strategies to cope with such uncertainties and risks. Specifically, the participants should understand:1.Balance sheet hedge 2.Leads and lags hedge 3.Risk sharing hedge 4.Swaps markets (currency related only) 5.Recognizing and hedging economic exposure 6.Major global translation practices 7.Evaluations (pros and cons) of all of the above Resources (Main and Supplementary)These include one or more of the following when applicable:1.Power Point Presentations in Different Formats for Each of the Above Chapters 2.Solutions to Selected Problems (if applicable) 3.Chapter Summary and Questions and Answers for Each of the Above Chapters 4.Brief Lecture Notes on the Above Chapters or Topics (Some Chapters are Combined; Some Topics Are Not in the Book). 5.Brief Classroom Captures (Video Streams) on a Single or Combined Set of Selected Topics (Not all topics are covered).Please see the “Course Contents” for the above items.Week 5: September 19Week 5 TasksChapter items are recommended to be read with their respective power point slides (or pdfs). Please check your understanding of the topics with the relevant items in the “Brief Lecture Notes”. These are formatted for printing in case the need arises.For the items that are marked with (BD&L), please refer to the supplementary readings after completing the reading assignments in this section.The following abbreviations are used throughout:BD&L= Broad Discussion and Lecture. AMPLNxx= Lecture Notes (these are formatted for printing in case the need arises)ESM= Eiteman, Stonehill and Moffett. BB= BlackboardTasks Step by Step:
Week 5: September 191.Brief feedback on Exams/Quizzes. 2.The Forex Market Efficiency Issue(s), BD&L