Investments
Assignment No. 2
Chapter 3
Q1 For a recent 10 year period, T. Rowe price, a mutual fund company, reported performance
(average annual total return) for two of its funds over as follows:
Equity Income Fund 12.48%
Personal Strategy Growth Fund 1
Lahore School of Economics Macroeconomics II Spring 2011 BSC II Section B and C Problem Set 4 Due Saturday, 2 April, 2011 nd
1)
Suppose the government levies a tax on oil companies equal to a proportion of the value of the company's oil reserves. (The go
CHAPTER 03 SECURITIES MARKETS
10.
a. In principle, potential losses are unbounded, growing directly with increases in
the price of IBM.
b. If the stop-buy order can be filled at $128, the maximum possible loss per share is
$8. If the price of IBM shares g
Lahore School of Economics Macroeconomics II Spring 2011 BSc II Section B and C Solutions to Practice Questions
Mankiw, Chapter 18 (Money Supply and Money Demand) The model of the money supply developed in Chapter 18 shows that
The money supply M depends
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EC 351 : Econometrics I
TEST 3
April 15, 2011
100 points
Instructions: Provide all answers on this exam paper. You must show all work to receive credit.
You are allowed to use your one page cheat sheet on this exam, provided
Lahore School of Economics Macroeconomics II Spring 2011 BSC II - Problem Set 1 Due Date: 15 January, 2011
1. How often does the price you pay for haircut change? What does your answer imply about the usefulness of market-clearing models for analyzing the
Lahore School of Economics Macroeconomics II Spring 2011 BSC II Section B and C Problem Set 4 Suggested Solutions Any queries can be discussed on Monday or via email.
1)
Suppose the government levies a tax on oil companies equal to a proportion of the val
Lahore School of Economics Macroeconomics II Spring 2011 BSC II Problem Set 1
Suggested Solutions: Any queries can be emailed
1. How often does the price you pay for haircut change? What does your answer imply about the usefulness of marketclearing models
Lahore School of Economics Macroeconomics II BSC II Problem Set 3 Suggested Solutions The Open Economy Chapter 5 Question 2 Consider an economy described by the following equations Y = C + I + G + NX Y = 5000 C = 1000 T = 1000 C = 250 + 0.75(Y T) I = 1000
Chapter 1 - Business Combinations: America's Most Popular Business Activity, Bringing an End to the Controversy
MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. An a. b. c. d. economic advantage of a business combination includes Utilizing duplicative assets. Creating separate managem
ECONOMETRICS 1
BSC III SECTION C
COMPUTER EXERCISES
28th September 2009
1) The data presented in Table 1.5 was published in the March 1, 1984 issue of the Wall
Street Journal. It relates to the advertising budget (in millions of dollars) of 21 firms for
1
CHAPTER 9 The Analysis of Competitive Markets
1. The elected officials in a west coast university town are concerned about the "exploitative" rents being charged to college students. The town council is contemplating the imposition of a $350 per month ren
INVESTMETNS
Assignment No.1
CH.2: Direct Investments
Summer 2012
1) Assuming an investor is in the 25 percent tax bracket, what taxable equivalent must be earned on a
security to equal a municipal bond yield of 7.5 percent?
2) Assume an investor is in the
ARTICLE 2: Understanding, Speaking, Reading, Writing, and Earnings in the Immigrant
Labor Market
a) What are the authors trying to estimate and what data set did the authors use for
estimation
b) The authors principle results are given in Table 1. The tab
Problem Set 4
Antonio Pacico
Federica Romei
April 3, 2012
1
Empirical Exercises
1. For this exercise we are going to use the dataset Aairs.dta that contains indelity data from
a survey conducted by Psychology today in 1969.
This dataset contains observati
Lahore School of Economics
Winter Semester, 2012
Monetary Economics
B. Sc. III, Problem Set 1
Due Date: Tuesday, 11th September, 2012
Attempt the following questions from the handout on Chapter 5: The Theory of Money Demand
1. Assume exogenous fall in mon
Optimal policy design
Lecture 6
Introduction
Overtime, theories have been explored and stated that
have had a profound effect on central bank practices
Time inconsistency (intuitive explanation)
Flood plain example
Credibility and Reputation
Discreti
Monetary policy in practice
Lecture 7
Reserve regimes
Monetary targetting regime m0 is exogenous.
Plot: y axis r shifts up from r0 to r1. and x axis q demanded
of reserves . S0 vertical and demand downward sloping
shifts upwards.
When cash shortage, reser
5-3
Stock price rising to $55 means a profit of $3000. 200 shares at $40 per share is a total cost of
$8000. At 50% margin, the investor must put up $4000, resulting in a gross profit percentage
relative to equity of
$3000 / $4000 = 75%
At 40% margin, the
KHUONG TRUONG
a)
Wal-Mart is the worlds largest retail corporation accounting for 15% of
all the worlds retail sales, headquartered in Bentonville, Arkansas. The company was
founded by Sam Walton in 1962, and incorporated as Wal-Mart Inc. in 1969 (History
Econ107 Applied Econometrics
3
3.1
The Classical Model (Studenmund, Chapter 4)
The Classical Assumptions
We have dened OLS and studied some algebraic properties of OLS. In this topic we
will study statistical properties of OLS estimators, which help justi
Econ107 Applied Econometrics
2
2.1
Ordinary Least Squares (Studenmund, Chapter 2)
Estimating Single-Independent Variable Models with OLS
One of the fundamental tools for regression analysis is a technique called ordinary
least squares (OLS).
Consider the
Econ107 Applied Econometrics
1
An Overview of Regression Analysis (Studenmund, Ch 1)
1.1
What is Econometrics?
There are a lot of denitions for econometrics. Paul A. Samuelson, T. C. Koopmans, and J. R. Stone, Econometrics may be
Three
nobel laureates in
SOLUTIONS CHAPTER 4
15.
$200million $3million
= $39.40
5million
Pr ice NAV $36 $39.40
b. Premium (or discount) =
=
= 0.086 = -8.6%
$39.40
NAV
a. NAV =
The fund sells at an 8.6% discount from NAV
16. Rate of return =
( NAV) + Distributions
$0.40 + $1.50
=
Political Science
Lecture 1
Introduction, Methods and Key concepts
Final Assessment Criteria
Final examination 35%
Mid Term
25%
Quizzes
15% (2 quizzes)
Response papers
10% (4-5 unannounced
in class essays)
Class Participation 5% (will decrease to
zero if
CHAPTER 17 FUTURES MARKETS AND RISK MANAGEMENT
1. Selling a contract is a short position. If the price rises, you lose money.
Loss = (850 800) x 250 = $12,500
2. Futures price = 800 x (1 + .01 - .02) = 792
3. The theoretical futures price = 900 x (1 + .04