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Business Finance 4223
Assignment 2 Solutions
Interest Rate Derivatives
Question 1: Fixed Income Options
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Treasury Bonds and Trades
Question 1
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Business Finance 4223
Fixed Income and Credit Risk
Midterm Exam
Professor: Thien T. Nguyen
Problem
1
2
3
Total
Points Possible Points
40
40
50
130
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You have 80 minutes to complete this exam.
There are 3 questions to

Business Finance 4223
Assignment 3
Credit Risk
Due Date: February 24th by 5pm. Deposit it into the box by my office, slide it
under my office door or email it to me.
The focus of this assignment is to understand credit risk, and in particular, corporate b

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Business Finance 4223
Fixed Income
Midterm Exam
Professor: Thien T. Nguyen
Problem
1
2
3
Total
Points Possible Points
20
50
40
110
Instructions:
You have 80 minutes to complete this exam.
There are 3 questions totaling 110 point

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Business Finance 4223
Assignment 2
Interest Rate Derivatives
Due Date: February 16, 2017
The focus of this assignment is to understand how to price different interest rate derivatives
including forwards, interest rate swaps, and interest rate options.
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Thien T. Nguyen1
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Fisher College of Business
The Ohio State University
Business Finance 4223
Fixed Income
Professor:
Thien T. Nguyen
Office Hours:
By appointment
Office:
814 Fisher Hall
E-mail:
[email protected]
TA:
Brad Cannon
E-mail:
[email protected]
Course homepage:

Business Finance 4223
Assignment #1
Treasury Bonds and Trades
Due in class on October 8, 2016
The focus of this assignment is to understand how to construct portfolios of Treasuries and
to hedge interest rate risk.
You can work in a group of 1 4 people. E

Business Finance 4223
Fall 2013
Assignment #1
Treasury Bonds and Trades
Due Date: November 5, 2013
The focus of this assignment is to understand how to construct portfolios of Treasuries and
to hedge interest rate risk. You will need to use a spreadsheet

Fisher College of Business
The Ohio State University
Business Finance 4223
Fixed Income
Fall 2016
Professor:
Thien T. Nguyen
Office Hours:
By appointment
Office:
814 Fisher Hall
E-mail:
[email protected]
TA:
Brad Cannon
E-mail:
[email protected]
Course

Introduction to Fixed Income
Business Finance 4223
Thien T. Nguyen
Fisher College of Business
The Ohio State University
Nguyen (OSU)
Course Introduction
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About me
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Business Finance 4223: Fixed Income
Practice Problems
Thien T. Nguyen1
These problems are meant to allow you to practice the concepts learned in class and do
not have to be turned in. While these problems do not have to be turned it, it is highly
recommen

Spot & Forward Rates
Business Finance 4223
Thien T. Nguyen
Fisher College of Business
The Ohio State University
Nguyen (Ohio State)
Forwards
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Introduction
An Example
In six months, you will graduate from Fisher. Your parents have promised
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Business Finance 4223
Fixed Income
Autumn 2015
Midterm Exam
Professor: Thien T. Nguyen
Problem
1
2
3
Total
Points Possible Points
20
25
20
65
Instructions:
You have 80 minutes to complete this exam.
There are 3 questions totali