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Chapter 1, 2 , 3 ,4 Study Guide quiz 1

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Chapter 1, 2 , 3 ,4 Study Guide quiz 1 FIN302

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Fundamentals of Finance
Stuart Webb
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FIN 302 Chapter 1 Business organizations: Sole proper ship: Owned by a single person who is financially responsible for the actions and obligations of the business Partnership: a business owned by more than one person Corporation: No owner financially responsibly for the actions and obligations of the business. Owned by more than one person, legal entity. Moral Hazzard  Hidden action problem  Efficient level of “effort”  If individual does not bear full cost/receive full benefit of action, may prefer other actions Financial systems:  Financial markets  Financial institutions  Financial instruments Real assets: factories, land, human capital  make money Financial asset: claims on real asset such as stocks, bonds Derivatives: option, futures, ABS Why use financial instruments?  Allocation of capital  Consumption smoothing  Allocation of risk  Separation of management  ownership Financial markets  Primary market: Firms’ new securities are issued and sold for the first time  Secondary markets: previously issued securities are resold (traded) Types of financial intermediaries:  Commercial Banks  Investment Banks o Full service consultant on issuance of new securites o Frequently take a position in new securities, at least temporarily  Mutual Funds o Pooling mechanism to overcome market frictions o Highly regulated  Hedge Funds o Similar to mutual funds, but restricted investor base o Less regulation  Venture Capital/Private Equity Chapter 2 Investment process:  Asset allocation: put money un different things  Security selection: once allocation has been made slect securities in each asset class in which invest o Security: interest rate, dividend o Company: bankruptcy risk o Market: forecast, regulation Fixed income security/ debt instruments  No voting right “borrowing instruments  Pay some amount every period  Treasury bond , corporate bonds, municipal bonds, mortgage- back securities Equity:  Voting right  Residual claim: a stock is a claim to funds after all debts have been paid  Limited liability Bond:  Coupon rate: How much you get every year, 8%  Face/ par value/ principal: initial payment $1000  Maturity: how long will the payments last, 10 years  Period: annually, semiannually Treasury bond  Fixed rate  Issued by the treasury  Semi annual coupon payments  Save investment o Treasury note ( 1- year maturity) o Treasury bill ( less than 1 year maturity) o Treasury bond ( 10-30 Years maturity) Municipal bond  Issued by states and local governments  Exempt from federal income tax  Exempt from state local tax  Revenue bods Corporate bonds  Default risk: can pay their debt bankruptcy  Commercial paper  short term  Corporate bond --? Longer term, seniority classes Equity  Ownership in a firm  Future cash flaws (dividends)  Maturity is indefinite  Involves risk, variable liquidity  Valuation: TVM adjustments + risk adjustment  Common stock: voting rights (junior)  Preferred stock: non voting right (senior) Market capitalization  # shares  price (shares) Bankruptcy ( order they pay)  Government  Employees (wages)  Bond holders  Preferred stock holders  Common stock Derivatives:  Security whose cash flows depends on value of other assets  Options, futures, swaps., bonds with option feature  Valuation: TVM+ risk+ option adjustment Option and futures:  Call (put) Option: right to buy (sell) the underlying asset at a specified price (strike Price), on a specified date (maturity) time period  Long (short) Futures: obligation to buy (sell) the underlying asset at a specified price (strike Price), on a specified date (maturity) time period. Two kinds commodities or financial Mutual funds Markets:  Financial intermediaries that pool funds from investors and buy assets  Advantages: o Record keeping and administration o Diversification and divisibility o Professional management and analysis o Lower transaction cost Asset- backed securities:  Securization is example of financial engineering  Mortgages, auto loans, corporate bonds. Credit card receivables Chapter 3 How securities are traded: Price and quantities are set by the market Primary markets:  Issued by the first time  Raise capital  How are new securities floated (sold): o Government securities: typically auctioned o Corporate securities, federal agencies debt, municipal bonds, mortgage-backed securities: typically underwritten by investments banks o Equity: trough initial public offering (IPO) SEO: seasoned equity offering Secondary markets:  Track among investors brokers. Independent of the company  Brokers help investors trade without taking positions themselves  Broker Guarantees counter pay that o An investor can pay for a security he is buying o An investor can deliver a security he is selling How do brokers trade?  Exchanges o Traditional floor trading oElectronic limit order book Over the counter (OTC) Markets oTrade with dealers. oNot organized/ no requirements oMatch sellers and buyers Electronic communication investors o Direct among investors o Regulation “national market systems” Limit order book:  Lot size: # of securities  Price  Buy or sell Market maker= dealer  Provide a service: immediacy, liquidity  It has a price : bid ask spread Broker trades: Type of orders  Limit order: protects you from price exchange  Market order: highest at moment  Stop-loss order: combines limit order with a rule Trading cost  Explicit cots: commission  Implicit cost: bid-as spread Special trades: buying on margin: o securities are held as collateral by broker o borrow part of the purchase price of security from the broker o brokers charge interest rate short sale oselling shres of a firm I don’t own by borrowing the security and later replacing it odo profit if price is lower oloose if price goes up: no limit Chapter 4 Time Value of money Timeline; o T=0 Decision time (today) o Ct: cash flow generated during period t Future Value: Value at some future date Interest rate ( discount rate) How long n FV n C* (1+r ) Compounding period mn FV n C( 1+ r/m)


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