Running head: FINANCIAL RESEARCH REPORT
Financial Research Report
Professor Scott Shaw
FINANCIAL RESEARCH REPORT
As a Financial Advisor, there are many factors that come into place when helping clients
1. (a) Its 2014 dividend payment is set to force dividends to grow at the long-run growth rate in
Previous year dividend * (1 + growth rate)
(b) It continues the 2013 dividend payout ratio.
Week 2 Homework
1. Balance of Payments.
a. Of what is the current account generally composed?
The current account balance is composed of (1) payments for goods and services, (2)
payments for factor income, and (3) transfer payment
Homework Week 3
4. Exchange Rate Effects on Borrowing. Explain how the appreciation of the Japanese yen
against the U.S. dollar would affect the return to a U.S. firm that borrowed Japanese yen and
used the proceeds for a U.S. pro
6. Currency Effects on Economy. What is the impact of a weak home currency on the home
economy, other things being equal? What is the impact of a strong home currency on the home
economy, other things being equal?
A weak ho
Week 6 Homework
4. Currency Correlations Kopetsky Co. has net receivables in several currencies that are highly correlated
with each other. What does this imply about the firm's overall degree of transaction exposure? Are