10708 Graphical Models: Homework 1
Due October 1st, beginning of class
September 29, 2008
Instructions: There are five questions on this assignment. The last question involves coding, which should be done in MATLAB. Do not attach your code to the writeup.
PART 1: DATA COLLECTION, PRESENTING DATA IN TABLES AND CHARTS
I.
DEFINTIONS
Statistics
Population: is the collection of all items
of interest or under investigation (N)
Values calculated using population data
are called parameters
Descriptive statistics:
Business decisions may be made by interpreting facts derived from statistical analysis
Managers study the number of days per month over the last year that employees in the payroll
By what degree might a variable without a clear operational definition affe
Most analysts forcus on the cost of tuition as the way to measure the cost of college education.
The chancellor of a ma
all first-year Drummand University Students
Q1: Anwser: D
Q2: Anwser: C
Q3: Anwser: A
Q4: Anwser: D
Q5: Anwser: B
Q6: Anwser: C
Q7: Anw
A 9 5% confidence interval for b1 is determined to be (15,30). Interpret the meaning of this interval.
A 95% confidence interval for the mean can be interpreted to mean which of the following?
A candy bar manufacturer is interested in estimating how sales
Chng 6
LY MU V PHN PHI MU
(Sampling and Sampling Distribution)
6.1. LY MU T TP HP CHNH (Sampling from a Population)
6.1.1. Tp hp chnh (Population)
Tp hp chnh l tp hp tt c cc i tng m ta quan tm nghin cu trong mt vn
no . S phn t ca tp hp chnh c k hiu l N.
CHNG 5
BIN NGU NHIN V PHN PHI XC SUT
(Random Variables and Probability Distributons)
5. NH NGHA BIN NGU NHIN (Random Variable)
5.1.1. nh ngha
Bin ngu nhin l nhng bin m gi tr ca n c xc nh mt cch ngu nhin.
V mt ton hc, nu mi bin c s ng A thuc tp hp bin c no
Key Success factors and obstacles of M&A in Vietnam
By To Thi Thu, Grant Thornton and Andr Schmitt, CFVG
Summary: The aim of this paper is to establish the key success factors of M&A in Vietnam
and the main obstacles remaining in the aftermath of the fina
FINANCIAL MARKETS
Introduction
Andr SCHMITT
1
What have you learnt in corporate finance?
LESSON 1: THE 4 DRIVERS OF FINANCIAL PRICES
1.
2.
3.
4.
Time value of money
Risk
Market efficiency
Arbitrage
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Lesson 2: Main principles in corporate finance
1. Inves
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RISK MANAGEMENT: PROFILING AND HEDGING
To manage risk, you first have to understand the risks that you are exposed to.
This process of developing a risk profile thus requires an examination of both the
immediate risks from competition and product market
Centre Franco-Vietnamien de Formation la Gestion CFVG
MBA 20
FINANCIAL MARKETS Andr Schmitt
Financial markets group assignments
Guidelines
You work on one assignment in groups of 4 students formed randomly by CFVG. The
assignment is chosen by the teacher.
Bond Price
If C = 0 then
Bond Price between coupon payments (has f)
Number of days until next coupon payment
If C = 0 then
Macaulay Duration =
If C = 0 then Macaulay Duration = n - 1 + f
Modified Duration = (Macaulay Duration)
Return during the holding pe
Chapter 2
Introduction to derivatives
Based on Options, Futures, and Other Derivatives,John C. Hull
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The Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange
plans to implement derivatives
market before 2015.
Nguyen Thi Viet Ha,
Head of R&D,Hochiminh Stock Exchange
Based on Opti
CHAPTER 1: Bond markets,
analysis and strategies
A bond is a debt instrument requiring the issuer (also called
the debtor or borrower) to repay to the lender/investor the
amount borrowed plus interest over a specified period of time
Section 1. Pricing o
Chapter 6:
Acquisitions and takeovers
This chapter is based on:
- Chapter 26: Acquisitions and takeovers of Corporate Finance by Damodaran
-To Thi Thu and A. Schmitt, 2009, Key success factors and obstacles of M&A in
Vietnam, 2009, International Vision, 1