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If the Rhine Company ignores the possibility that other firms may enter its market, it should set a price of $10,000 for its product, which is a...

If the Rhine Company ignores the possibility that other firms may enter its market, it should set a price of $10,000 for its product, which is a power tool.  But, if it does so, other firms will begin to enter the market.  During the next two years, it will earn $4 million per year, but in the following the next two years, it will earn $1 million per year.  On the other hand, if it sets a price of $7,000, it will earn $2.5 million in each of the next four years, since no entrants will appears.
a. If the interest rate is 10 percent, should the Rhine Company set a price of $7,000 or $10,000? Why? (Consider only the next  four years)
b. If the interest rate is 8 percent, should the Rhine Company set a price of $7,000 or $10,000? Why? (Consider only the next four years)
c. The results in parts a and b pertain to only the next four years.  How can the firm's manager extend the planning horizon?

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