Bridgton Golf Academy is evaluating new golf practice equipment. The Dimple-Max equipment costs $64,000, has a three-year life, and costs $7,500 per year to operate. The relevant discount rate is 12 percent. Assume that the straight-line depreciation method is used and that the equipment is fully depreciated to zero. Furthermore, assume the equipment has a […]

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Investing in Mutual Fundsidentify two (2) key differences between a load and a no load mutual fund. Describe specific aspects of each type of fund that an investor needs to consider before including the investment in their portfolio. Provide a rationale for your response.Tabby would like to begin investing in her local real estate market, […]

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1. Which of the following is the minimum return a company needs to earn to satisfy all its investors?A. NPVC. BASF 2015B. RED. WACC2. The equation RP = D/P0 is used to determine theA. cost of a bond.B. cost of preferred stock.C. cost of common stock.D. dividend resulting from one share of stock.3. The cost […]

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You work for a large financial planning company and your licensee has recently added a new mutual fund to your approved product list which invests in socially responsible companies. As part of your best interests duty, you need to conduct research into the fund in order to know your product .This is the first socially […]

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Some markets are competitive, but that there are also a few markets that are serviced by just one firm. Examples include utility companies that provide electricity and natural gas to homeowners.Draw on your own experiences and what you have learned in Unit 5 to discuss the following points:1. Please identify and describe your local utility.2. […]

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Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, provide 400-600 wrds that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.You have been called in by your boss. The company is […]

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Constructing a Market: The information given in the schedule below shows the various prices that could prevail in the market, along with corresponding quantities demanded and supplied. Draw the market. Remember to label all pertinent parts (axes, curves, equilibrium price and quantity). Price per unit QD per week QS per week $1.00 500 million units […]

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As the director of human resources (of a company of your choosing), please write memorandum to your CEO about hiring a beautiful person for a specific position (sales, marketing, other; you decide). Persuade your CEO why its important to hire a beautiful person for this position. How will it help the position and the company? […]

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Consumer Equilibrium Assignment Part One: Bill regularly buys lattes and reading magazines. He has budgeted a certain amount of his income to these two goods and is spending that entire amount on the goods. Lattes cost $5.00 per cup and magazines are $3.00 each. His marginal utility from his last latte was 320 utils and […]

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Read "On the tradeoff between growth and stability: The role of financial markets," an articlewritten by two members of the European Central Bank. In the piece, they write, "In this column,we will argue that . . . there is a tradeoff between growth and risk and that vibrant financialmarkets may tend to exacerbate this tradeoff." […]

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