The credit spread is the difference in YTM between corporate bonds and Treasury bonds of similar maturities. Explain why the credit spread correlates closely with stock volatility across time?

Currently, you can exchange $1 for 105 yen or €0.74 in New York. In Tokyo, the exchange rate is ¥1 = €0.0075. If you have $1,000, how much profit can you earn using triangle arbitrage?

On July 1, 2014, Frick Co. purchased, as a heldtomaturity investment, $1,000,000 of Frack Inc.'s 8% bonds for $946,000, including accrued interest of $40,000. Frick uses the effective interest method of amortization. In its December 31, 2015 balanc..

Assume the real risk free rate is 2% and that the maturity risk premium is zero. If a one year Treasury bond yield is 5% and a 2yr Treasury bond yields 7%, what is the 1year interest rate that is expected one year from now. What inflation rate is exp..

When you retire you will initially require an annual income of 125,000 per year. You anticipate living for 25 years during retirement with an 8% investment return. How much do you need in your pension plans to cover this need? How much will you have ..

You are the purchaser of a call option with $10 premium and $120 exercise price. You bought this option when the stock price was $130. If the stock price now is $120, what is the net cash flow to you if you exercise? $5 $5 $10 $10 0

You purchased a zerocoupon bond one year ago for $280.83. The market interest rate is now 9 percent. If the bond had 15 years to maturity when you originally purchased it, what was your total return for the past year?

What is the lump sum deposited today at 8% compounded qrtly for 10 years, will yeild the same amount if $4000 deposit with 6% interest end of 6 months compound simi annual, 10 years. What is the value of the lump sum?

When a firm holds cash in excess of some necessary minimum, it incurs an opportunity cost. The opportunity cost of excess cash (held in currency or bank deposits) is the interest income that could be earned by the next best use, such as investment in..

XYZ Corporation, located in the United States, has an accounts payable obligation of ¥750 million payable in one year to a bank in Tokyo. The current spot rate is ¥116/$1.00. The annual interest rate is 3 percent in Japan and 6 percent in the United ..

Rick Rueta purchased a $77,000 home at 8.5% for 30 years with a down payment of $15,000. His annual real estate tax is $1,692 along with an annual insurance premium of $852. Rick’s bank requires that his monthly payment include an escrow deposit for ..

App Store Co. issued 15year bonds one year ago at a coupon rate of 7.1 percent. The bonds make semiannual payments. If the YTM on these bonds is 5.4 percent, what is the current bond price?
