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need help with accounting course asap

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need help with accounting course asap
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Homework
Expert:  Manal Elkhoshkhany replied 6 years ago.

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Please advise the name of the book you are using: Title, author's name, and edition as well as the chapter and problem numbers. I might have your book



Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Dean croushore M&B 2009-20010 edition
Expert:  Manal Elkhoshkhany replied 6 years ago.

I do not have this book. If you need help, please post the questions you need help with. Please note that you do not need to make multiple posts. When you need help, just post your questions and if an expert can see he can help, he will provide solutions. Also, please keep in mind that experts do not get paid unless you click the green accept button


Thank you

Customer: replied 6 years ago.


What are the main features that distinguish debt from equity? Is there more debt or equity outstanding in the United States?


What is the relationship between the efficiency of a financial system and the rate of economic growth.


Describe and explain three factors other than expected return and risk that affect the demand for financial securities.

Numerical Exercises



Julia is considering buying stock in only one of the following companies:, which runs a web site geared toward older people's retirement income and has a 10 percent this year and a 90 percent probability of returning 7 percent, or speculate, inc., which invests in derivative securities and has a 50 percent chan of returning 50 percent.

  • a. What are the expected returns to investing in Uninvest and speculate?
  • b. What are the standard deviations of the returns to uninves and speculate?
  • c. If Julia is very risk-adverse, which company stock should she buy?
  • d. If Julia is risk-neutral which company stock should she buy?


In each of the following scenarios, which security should and investor buy? Assume that the security are identical in all ways except as described below. Explain your answer.

  • a. Security A has and expected return of 12 percent whereas security b has an expected return of 10 percent.
  • b. Interest on security C is 10 percent and is taxable, whereas interest on security d is 7 percent an is not taxable and the investors tax is 40 percent.
  • c. Security E has a 20 percent chance of default whereas security f has a 15 percent chance of default.
  • d. Security G and security h are both debt securities that cost 1000 dollars and mature in one year. An investor incurs a transactions cost of 50 dollars to purchase security g, which has an expected return of 8 percent. An investor incurs no transactions cost to purchase security h, which has qan expected return of 5 percent.

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