Foreign exchange and trade flows instructors notes

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Foreign Exchange and Trade Flows (Instructors Notes Module A)Dynamic Comparative Advantage (Instructor Notes Module B)Domestic and International Fisher Effect (Instructor Notes Module C)Pricing of Global Financial products (Instructor Notes Module D)Crisis in Global Banking, Currency and Debt Markets (Instructor Notes Module E)Country Risk Assessment and Country Entry Strategies (Instructor Notes Module F)Learning Outcome:A. To be discussed in class: Ethical Questions for the week:Should a multinational firm develop tax-avoidance strategies in the host country? Why or Why Not? How should a global manager approach this problem?B. Industry Application:Third Mini-case discussion in class: Can ALDI survive Amazon? Survival Pricing Strategy.C. Student Presentation of Articles:First Presentation: How Solid are the BRICs?Goldman Sachs Global Econ. Paper January 24, 2018D. Student Case DiscussionsCitibank Transformation case, Discussion in Class between group members only
Lecture 3 - Week of January 24, 2018E. Guest Lecture Project MentoringLecture 4 - Week of January 31, 2018Learning / InstructionalObjectives:Construct the theoretical relationships (prices and foreign exchange) Purchasing Power Parity and (interest rate and foreign exchange) Interest Rate Parity.Develop the concept of Triangular Arbitrage Strategy in foreign exchangeExamine the impact of Electronic fraud in global operationsTo Do list: Read:The Market for Foreign Exchange Rate (ER 5)International Parity Relationships and Forecasting Foreign Exchange Rates (ER 6)Purchasing Power Parity (Instructor Notes Module A)Interest Rate Parity (Instructor Notes Module B)Triangular Arbitrage Strategy (Instructor Notes Module C)Global Growth and Malthus (Instructor Notes Module D)Electronic Fraud (Instructor Notes Module E)Learning Outcome:Fourth Mini-case discussion in class:In an increasing wired world, Cyber-attacks are frequent, and protecting against such attacks is expensive. What are Corporate global responsibilities, what actions should corporations take to protect the financial privacy of Individuals, and who should bear the cost of protection?B. Industry Application:
Lecture 4 - Week of January 31, 2018Triangular Arbitrage using Banks’ Foreign Exchange Quotes.C. Student Presentation of Articles1.Second Presentation: Management of Fiscal Policy: Greece’s Achilles’ heelJanuary 31, 2018D. Student Case DiscussionsCitibank Transformation, Group written report due, January 31, 2018Brexit, Discussion in Class between group members onlyE. Guest Lecture Business PlanLecture 5 - Week of February 7, 2018Learning / InstructionalObjectives:Study and evaluate the Derivatives risk management tools such as Forwards, Futures, and Options and the institutional and regulatory constraints in using them for risk reduction.

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