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FIN 403 Entire Course

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FIN 403 Week 1 DQ 1
FIN 403 Week 1 DQ 2
FIN 403 Week 1 Individual Assignment Global
FIN 403 Week 1 Summary
FIN 403 Week 2 DQ 1
FIN 403 Week 2 DQ 2
FIN 403 Week 2 Learning Team Assignment
FIN 403 Week 2 Summary
FIN 403 Week 3 BladesCase Study Analysis Part 1 and 2
FIN 403 Week 3 DQ 1
FIN 403 Week 3 DQ 2
FIN 403 Week 3 Learning Team Assignment Foreign
FIN 403 Week 3 Summary
FIN 403 Week 4 DQ 1
FIN 403 Week 4 DQ 2
FIN 403 Week 4 Individual Assignment Managing Economic
FIN 403 Week 4 Learning Team Assignment
FIN 403 Week 4 Summary
FIN 403 Week 5 DQ 1
FIN 403 Week 5 DQ 2
FIN 403 Week 5 Individual Assignment InternationalPortfolio
FIN 403 Week 5 Learning Team Assignment Presentation
FIN 403 Week 5 Summary

FIN 403 Final Exam Guide

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FIN 403 Final Exam Guide

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FIN 403 Final Exam Guide

Set of 50 Questions

Multiple Choice and True/False

1. The current currency in Italy is called:

2. A Forward contract:

3. If the US Dollar appreciates compared to the Euro:

4. All else equal, if the Fed increases interest rates:

5. In general, when speculating on exchange rate movements, the speculator will borrow the currency that is expected to appreciate and invest in the country whose currency is expected to depreciate.

6. To force the value of the pound to appreciate against the dollar, the Federal Reserve should:

7. A strong dollar is normally expected to cause:

8. The value of the Canadian dollar, Japanese yen, and Australian dollar with respect to the U.S. dollar are part of a:

9. Graylon, Inc., based in Washington, exports products to a German firm and will receive payment of €200,000 in three months. On June1, the spot rate of the euro was \$1.12, and the 3-month forward rate was \$1.10. On June 1, Graylon negotiated a forward contract with a bank to sell €200,000 forward in three months.The spot rate of the euroon September 1 is \$1.15. Graylon will receive \$_________ for the euros.

10. The demand for U.S. exports tends to increase when:

11. Which of the following theories identifies specialization as a reason for international business?

12. As a result of the European Union, restrictions on exports between _______ were reduced or eliminated.

13. Which of the following is an example of direct foreign invest¬ment?

14. Which of the following industries would most likely take advantage of lower costs in some less developed foreign countries?

15.Direct foreign investment into the U.S. represents a ________.

16. Suppose the United States and Great Britain are on the gold standard and the price of gold in the U.S. is fixed at \$100 per ounce and the price of gold in Britain is fixed at £50. What exchange rate must prevail between the dollar and the pound?

17.The Euro is

18. Assume the Canadian dollar is equal to \$.88 and the Peruvian Sol is equal to \$.35. The value of the Peruvian Sol in Canadian dollars is:

19. Which of the following is not true with respect to spot market liquidity?

20. _________ is not a factor that causes currency supply and demand schedules to change.

21. One advantage of monetary union

22. A large increase in the income level in Mexico along with no growth in the U.S. income level is normally expected to cause (assuming no change in interest rates or other factors) a(n) ______ in Mexican demand for U.S. goods, and the Mexican peso should _______.

23. A forward contract can be used to lock in the __________ of a specified currency for a future point in time.

24. When the “real” interest rate is relatively low in a given country, then the currency of that country is typically expected to be:

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FIN 403 Week 1 Individual Assignment Global Finance Environment Paper

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Resources: International Financial Management (Madura), Fundamentals of International Finance

Analyze at least three drivers of globalization and how they affect your organization, or one you are familiar with, financially.

Describe the risks associated with global investing.

Explain the importance of cultural sensitivity and ethics in global finance.

Summarize your findings in a 1,050- to 1,750-word paper.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

Include a minimum of three cited references in the body of the paper.

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FIN403 Week 2 Learning Team Assignment Investment Decision Selection Paper

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Select one of the following scenarios, used in future Learning Team assignments:

A manufacturing organization considering expansion to India or Brazil

A service organization considering expansion to Thailand or Ghana

A nonprofit organization considering expansion to China or Hungary

Obtain faculty approval of your scenario prior to beginning the assignment.

Prepare a 1,750- to 2,450-word paper in which you relate the international flow of goods, services, and capital to the balance of payments and domestic economic behavior. Address the following:

Analyzetrends of balance of payments accounts, including the current and capital accounts, and the overall balance of payments over a 3-5 year period on a quarterly basis for the countries in your scenario.

Relatevarious balance of payments accounts to fluctuations of the exchange rates of the proposed countries over the time period.

Describecurrent economic conditions of the countries.

Use the Internet to research balance of payments data. Use the following resources to research data related to the international flow of goods, services, and capital, and international economic and political conditions:

U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of Economic Analysis

Economic Research Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

International Trade Administration

World Bank Group

U.S. Census Bureau

International Monetary Fund

U.S. Commercial Service

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

Include a minimum of five cited references in the body of the paper

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FIN 403 Week 3 Blades Case Study Analysis Part 1 and 2

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FIN 403 Week 3 Blades Case Study Analysis Part 1 and 2

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FIN 403 Week 3 Learning Team Assignment Foreign Exchange and Derivatives Market Paper

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Resource: Investment Decision Selection Paper

Prepare a 1,750-2,450-word paper.

Analyze the impact of the foreign exchange and derivatives markets on your organization and countries in which the organization is considering expansion.

Describe the impact of exchange rate convertibility, bid-ask spreads, real exchange rates, and the interest rate parity on the relative investment attractiveness of the countries in your scenario.

Answer the following questions in your paper:

Does purchasing power parity hold? What is its significance?

What happened to the value of the real exchange rate over time? What is the significance of this change in value?

What are bid-ask spreads for each currency? Include your calculations.

What are implications of the absence or presence of a forward exchange market?

Does interest rate parity hold? What is its significance?

What international arbitrage opportunities exist in your organization? How may the organization take advantage of these for profit?

Cite data sources you used for calculations. If you used an electronic source, include the URL. If you used a print source, attach a copy to your paper.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

Include a minimum of five cited references in the body of the paper.

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FIN 403 Week 4 Individual Assignment Managing Economic and Transaction Exposure Simulation Summary

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Resource: Managing Economic and Transaction Exposure simulation

Complete the Managing Economic and Transaction Exposure simulation, located in the Course Materials forum.

Prepare a 1,050- to 1,450-word summary in which you address the following:

For each major phase, describe the situation, your recommended solutions, and results.

Summarize different global finance concepts addressed in the simulation by answering the following questions:

What foreign exchange risk factors must be considered when making investments in another currency? What are appropriate techniques for mitigating these risks?

How may one take advantage of currency fluctuations when making long-term loan decisions?

Why is it important to evaluate political, social, and economic conditions of a country before investing in that country?

How does hedging help limit an organization’s transactional exposure?

How does a currency swap help in limiting transactional exposure?

Format your summary consistent with APA guidelines.

Include a minimum of three cited references in the body of the paper.

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FIN 403 Week 4 Learning Team Assignment Country Risk Analysis Paper

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Prepare a 1,750- to 2,450-word paper in which you conduct an initial country risk analysis for each country in your scenario.

Include the following risk analyses in your paper:

Economic exposure

Translation exposure

Transaction exposure

Political

Socioeconomic

Environmental

Describe appropriate techniques and procedures for mitigating risks you identified.

Use the Delphi technique, sensitivity analysis, checklist approach, or standard deviation of cash flows to perform the quantitative analysis.

Interpret results of your analysis using qualitative and quantitative techniques, such as forward market hedge, money market hedge, and options.

Cite data sources you used for calculations. If you used an electronic source, include the URL. If you used a print source, attach a copy to your paper.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

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FIN 403 Week 5 Individual Assignment International Portfolio Diversification Paper

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Prepare a 1,050- to 1,750-word paper in which you explain at least three benefits of international portfolio diversification.

Discuss how three different global funds have used the concept of international portfolio diversification to successfully invest.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

Include a minimum of three cited references in the body of the paper.

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FIN 403 Week 5 Learning Team Assignment Direct Foreign Investment Decision Proposal Paper

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Prepare a 5,250- to 7,000-word proposal in which you select the optimal financing and investment strategy for your scenario.

Include the following information in your proposal:

Identify which country you chose and why.

Identify foreign exchange rate data.

Use foreign exchange and cost of capital data to determine appropriate capital sources.

Conduct a sensitivity analysis, based on the following questions:

What if funds are blocked? How does this affect the parent organization?

What if the subsidiary provided funds?

How does the source of capital affect the subsidiary and parent organization?

What sources of capital would minimize the cost of capital to the subsidiary?

What happens if the country you chose provides incentives to invest? Now that your organization is profitable, the country is taking incentives back. How do you determine the residual value at the end of the project life?

How is the value of an organization determined from the following perspectives?

Expiration of project life

Friendly or unfriendly buyout

Economic decision to change locations

Nationalization or confiscation of organization

Identify available alternative investment and financing decisions, and make a final recommendation.

Use the capital budgeting technique to justify your conclusions. Support your choice of the discount rate used in the calculation of net present value.

Develop a contingency plan based on your sensitivity analysis. Modify your investment and financing strategy based on the identified changing global risk factors.

Include appropriate spreadsheets displaying a financial analysis in your proposal. If you used an electronic source, include the Uniform Resource Locator (URL). If you used a print source, attach a copy to your paper.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

Include a minimum of five cited references in the body of the paper.

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