Multiple Choice Questions
1. Which one of the following stock index futures has a multiplier of 250?
A)
Russell 2000
B)
S&P 500 Index
C)
Nikkei
D)
DAX-30
E)
NASDAQ 100
Answer: B Difficulty: Easy
Ratio
Multiple Choice Questions
1. A futures contract
A)
is an agreement to buy or sell a specified amount of an asset at the spot price on
the expiration date of the contract.
B)
is an agreement to buy or
Multiple Choice Questions
1. The current yield on a bond is equal to _.
A)
annual interest divided by the current market price
B)
the yield to maturity
C)
annual interest divided by the par value
D)
t
Multiple Choice Questions
1. _ is equal to the total market value of the firm's common stock divided by (the
replacement cost of the firm's assets less liabilities).
A)
Book value per share
B)
Liquida
Econ 1710 Investments I
Fall 2017 - KUO
Homework #1
Question 1)
1a) The benefit of investing in a 401(k) retirement plan is that your contributions are made with
pre-tax dollars rather than after-ta
Interest Rate Determinants
Supply- households
Demand- businesses
Governments Net Supply and/or Demand- Federal Reserve Actions
Real and Nominal Rates of Interest
Nominal Interest Rate- growth rate of
Review For Test 2
1. Interest Rates
a. Determinants
i. Supply of funds from savers (households)
ii. Demand for funds from businesses
iii. Governments supply or demand of fu
Review For Test 2
1. Interest Rates
a. Determinants
i. Supply of funds from savers (households)
ii. Demand for funds from businesses
iii. Governments supply or demand of fu
Economics 1710: Investments I
Homework 6
Fall 2011
Prof. Adam McCloskey
Due Date: December 7
Make sure to show your work on questions involving calculations.
1. A firm's earnings per share increased f
Economics 1710: Investments I
Homework 5
Fall 2011
Prof. Adam McCloskey
Due Date: November 30
Make sure to show your work on questions involving calculations.
1. Patell and Woflson (1984) report that
Economics 1710: Investments I
Homework 4
Fall 2011
Prof. Adam McCloskey
Due Date: November 4
Make sure to show your work on questions involving calculations.
1. The risk in a portfolio that can be eli
Economics 1710: Investments I
Homework 4
Fall 2011
Prof. Adam McCloskey
Due Date: November 4
Make sure to show your work on questions involving calculations.
1. The risk in a portfolio that can be eli
Bond Pricing Relationships
Bond prices and yields are inversely related
An increase in a bonds yield to maturity results in a smaller price change than a decrease of
equal magnitude
Long-term bonds te
Allocation to Risky Assets
Investors will avoid risk unless there is a reward
The utility model gives the optimal allocation between a risky portfolio and a risk-free asset
Risk and Risk Aversion
Spec
Summary Prospectus dated February 1, 2017
as revised April 10, 2017
Calvert Small Cap Fund
Class /Ticker
A / CCVAX
C / CSCCX
Y / CSCYX
I / CSVIX
This Summary Prospectus is designed to provide investo
Answer Key
Econ 1710 Investments 1
Fall 2015 KUO
Homework #1
Q1)
a) A bit opened ended. The Wilshire 5000 is a value-weighted index of essentially all
actively traded US stocks. We think of implementi
ANSWER KEY
Econ 1710 Investments I
Fall 2014 - KUO
Homework #1
1. There is no right or wrong answer to this question. The following answers below are possible
answers to this question.
Contribution ra
Econ 1629: Applied Research Methods
Midterm Review
October 3, 2014
After graduating, you start working for the Rhode Island Department of Education. The Commissioner of Education is interested in the
Asset Classes
Money market instruments
o Short term
o Cash equivalents
Capital market instruments
o Bonds
o Equity securities
o Derivative securities
The Money Market and Securities
It is a subsector
Single Factor Model
Returns on a security come form two sources:
o Common macro-economic factor
o Firm specific events
Possible common macro-economic factors
o Gross Domestic Product Growth
o Interest
Brown University
Investments I
Professor: Dror Brenner
Homework 2
1) Suppose you sell short 100 IBM shares, now selling at $120.00 a share. What is your
maximum possible loss if you also place a stop-
Brown University
Investments I
Professor: Dror Brenner
TAs: Harrison Tross and Tyler Benster
Homework 1
1) A short-term municipal bond offers an 8% yield. What is the equivalent taxable yield of
this
Overview of Term Structure
The yield curve is a graph that displays the relationship between yield and maturity
Information on expected future short term rates can be implied from the yield curve
Bond
Real Assets vs. Financial Assets
Real Assets- determine the productive capacity and net income of the economy
o Ex: land, buildings, machines
Financial Assets- claims on real assets
o 1. Fixed income/
Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM)
It is the equilibrium model that underlies all modern financial theory
Derived using principles of diversification with simplified assumptions
Researchers of this: M
Economics 1710: Investments I
Homework 3
Fall 2011
Prof. Adam McCloskey
Due Date: October 24
Make sure to show your work on questions involving calculations.
1. Suppose the federal government is a net
Economics 1710: Investments I
Homework 3
Fall 2011
Prof. Adam McCloskey
Due Date: October 24
Make sure to show your work on questions involving calculations.
1. Suppose the federal government is a net
Economics 1710: Investments I
Homework 2
Fall 2011
Prof. Adam McCloskey
Due Date: October 5
Make sure to show your work on questions involving calculations.
1. In 2005, the price of a seat on the NYSE
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In 2005, _ was the most significant real asset of U. S. nonfinancial
businesses in terms of total value.
A)
equipment and software
B)
inventory
C)
real estate
D)
trade cre
Review of Statistical Concepts 1. Random variable: a number whose realization is not yet known
~ Example: outcome of tossing a fair die ( d )
Histogram for the outcome of a fair die:
1
2
3
4
5
6
Proba