FINANCE 100 Section 001002
A. Craig MacKinlay Fall 2016
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Important Dates for Fall 2016:
Midterm Exam I: Thursday, September 29  in class
Midterm Exam II: Thursday, November 3  in class
Final Exam: Monday, December 19, 2016  6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Sample Exams (password required)
Readings:
McKinsey Article on IRR (optional reading)
Practice Capital Budgeting Problem
Statistics Review (For riskreturn analysis)
EAC Practice Problem (Solution for in class extension)
Assignments:
Assignment 1  Each student must hand in her/his own solution.
However, you are allowed to work with a classmate
solving this case.
Due date: Thursday, October 27, 2016
This cover page must be used when handing in your
assignment.
Below are suggested problems from the course text (RWJJ 11th edition).
However, one need not limit themselves to these problems  most
of the endofchapter problems in the "Questions and Problems" section are appropriate.
Chapter 4  Discounted Cash Flow Valuation  3, 4, 6, 12, 13, 15,
26, 27, 28, 30, 34, 41, 52, 56, 57, and 67.
Chapter 8  Interest Rates and Bond Valuations  3, 4, 14, 15, 16,
17, and 19. Note that the textbook bond problems
with semiannual payments give the YTM as an
annual rate compounded semiannually (r_{a,2}).
Chapter 9  Stock Valuation  1, 9, 13, 14, 15, 22, and 24.
End of material for Midterm I
Chapter 5  Net Present Value and Other Investment Rules 
1, 5, 6, 8, 11, 13, 14, 17, 23, and 28.
Chapter 6  Making Capital Investment Decisions  1, 3, 4, 5,
12, 15, 19, 25, and 38a.
Chapter 10  Risk and Return  1, 2, 4, 7, 12, 17, and 20.
Chapter 11  Return and Risk  2, 3, 5, 6, 9, 10, 12, 16, 24, 26,
30, 31, and 34.
End of material for Midterm II
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