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Congratulations. You have been promoted to vice president and director of your mid-size firm's pension fund management team located in Cincinnati, OH....

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Congratulations. You have been promoted to vice president and director of your mid-size Frm’s pension fund management team located in Cincinnati, OH. Before you have even had the opportunity to settle into your new o±ce, your senior vice president tapped you to take her place and present an investment seminar to "a group of investment decision-makers" comprised of government analysts from all over the tri-state area but that is the extent of the information you’ve been provided. After doing some quick research, you’ve identiFed that the speciFc target audience for this presentation is composed primarily of individuals with little or no professional investment experience who are attending this seminar to build their skills. In order to address the range of information these individuals need to know and the likely range of questions that may crop up, you’ll need to be able to: 1. Describe the essential characteristics of a bond and how these characteristics interact to determine bond value, inclusive of how both the interest rate and coupon rate in²uence bond value and pricing. 2. Summarize call provisions and sinking fund provisions. Explain how these types of provisions individually make bonds more or less risky for a) an investor, and b) the issuer. 3. The value of an asset whose value is based on expected future cash ²ows is determined by the present value of all future cash ²ows the assets will generate. Given the case scenario and target audience provided, select and discuss a simple asset situation that could apply to exemplify this concept. 4. DeFne what it means when a bond is callable. Provide two measures you can review to understand what type of returns to expect if the bond is called or if it is not called. 5. Describe the type of returns one could one expect with a callable bond trading at a premium price and provide your rationale. Explain the signiFcance of the designation "premium price." Discuss why or why not a callable bond trading at a premium price would be an appropriate investment for the target audience’s organizations. 6. Select an example scenario appropriate to the seminar’s target audience Write a general expression for the yield on a probable debt security (r d ) and deFne these terms in regards to that hypothetical security: real risk-free rate of interest (r*), in²ation premium (IP), default risk premium (DRP), liquidity premium (LP), and maturity risk premium (MRP). 7. DeFne the nominal risk-free rate (rR³) and provide an example relevant to your target audience of a speciFc security that can be used as an estimate of rR³. 8. Describe interest rate risk and reinvestment rate risk and how these relate to the maturity risk premium. Based on reinvestment rate risk, provide an example on how a 1-year bond or a 10-year bond would be a better investment for a typical community as represented by those attending your seminar. 9. Select an example appropriate to your seminar target audience to explain the concepts of a) term structure and interest rates and b) yield curve.
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10. Review corporate bankruptcy law. If a Frm were to default on its bonds, describe how the company assets could be/would be liquidated. What is a likely outcome for bondholders? Select and describe an example scenario that applies to your seminar attendees’ organizations. Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required. This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion. You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Please refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.
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