FIN 500 Class Web Page, Spring '13

The Syllabus

Term Project Part 1

Term Project Part 2
  

Weekly SCHEDULE, LINKS, FILES and Questions

Week

Coverage, HW, Supplements

-        Required

WSJ Papers Reference  

Videos (optional)

Week 1

Mar 7

Chapter 5 PPT

Concept of FV, PV, Rate, Nper

Calculation of FV, PV, Rate, Nper

Concept of interest rate, compounding rate, discount rate

 

Chapter 6 PPT

Concept of PMT, NPV

Calculation of FV, PV, Rate, Nper, PMT, NPV, NFV

Concept of EAR, APR

Calculation of EAR, APR

 

Week 1 In Class Exercise

 

Week 1 In class solution - chapter 5 and 6

 

 

HW of week 1:

Page 144- page 146,

Questions and problems 2, 3, 4, 5, 16, 17, 18, 20.

HW due next Thursday

1: EU fines Microsoft for broken promise

2: Chinese solar approach faces test

3: UK bank chief calls for RBS split

4: Banks are less stressed over capital plans

5: Companies race to raise cash

6: A Chinese lesson for Germany

Fall of Lehman Brother part i

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aPOtQkSiCk8

 

Fall of Lehman Brother part ii

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l0N_FX0kUMI&feature=relmfu

 

Fall of Lehman Brother part iii

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YmZd3vVoPgY&feature=relmfu

 

Fall of Lehman Brother part iv

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FcO_dQCJ3HA&feature=relmfu

 

Fall of Lehman Brother part v

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L4gqzRePtes

 

Fall of Lehman Brother part vi

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ms_tnEe4wFk&feature=relmfu

 

How the stock market works

 

How the market works

 

 

Week 2

Mar 14

Chapter 2

 

In Class Exercise

 

HW of chapter 6:

1,3,4,12,13,20,24, 27,28,32,34,35,40 , 46

HW of chapter 2:

1,2,3,4

 

 

Week 3

Mar 21

Chapter 3

HW of chapter 2:

8,9,10,11,12,13

HW of chapter 3:

1,9,22

 

 

Prior exam for reference set one

Prior exam for reference set two

 

 

Week 4

Mar 28

Mid Term

 

Chapter 2 HW solution

Chapter 3 HW solution

Chapter 4 HW solution

Chapter 5 HW solution

Chapter 6 HW solution

 

Mid Term Study Guide

 

Multiple choices: 2*44=88

  1. Calculate FV Chapter 5
  2. Calculate FV Chapter 5
  3. Calculate PV Chapter 5
  4. Calculate rate Chapter 5
  5. Triple investment
  6. Double investment
  7. Chapter 6 FV calculation
  8. Chapter 6 FV calculation
  9. Chapter 6 PV calculation

10.    Chapter 6 PV calculation

11.    Chapter 6 PMT calculation

12.    Chapter 6 FV calculation

13.    Chapter 6 PMT calculation

14.    Chapter 6 NPER calculation

15.    Chapter 6 rate calculation

  1. Uneven cash flow NPV
  2. Uneven cash flow NFV
  3. EAR and APR
  4. EAR and APR
  5. EAR and APR
  6. Uneven cash flow calculation
  7. Uneven cash flow calculation
  8. Uneven cash flow calculation
  9. Balance sheet and income statement concept
  10. Balance sheet and income statement concept
  11. Balance sheet and income statement concept
  12. Balance sheet and income statement concept

28.    Cash flow statement concept

29.    Profit margin calculation

30.    ROA calculation

31.    ROE calculation

32.    P/E ration calculation

33.    Debt ratio calculation

34.    Debt ratio calculation

35.    Profit margin

36.    ROE calculation

37.    ROE calculation

38.    ROE calculation

39.    Current asset

40.    Net income calculation

41.    EAR calculation

42.    EAR calculation

43.    Uneven cash flow calculation

44.    Uneven cash flow calculation

 

Short Answer questions (12 points)

Use the following income statement and balance sheet to work out the cash flow statement of 2008

 

Extra Credit (4 points)

Uneven cash flow calculation

 

Week 5

Apr 4

Chapter 7 Bond pricing PPT

Chapter 7 Study guide

 

 

 

HW of chapter 7: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 15, 19 from page 229-232

 

 

ECB Time Line of Financial Crisis

http://www.ecb.int/ecb/html/crisis.en.html

 

 

The great Euro crisis 2012

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dyNekAJ6rA8

Week 6

Apr 11

Chapter 8 stock pricing ppt

Chapter 8 study guide

HW of chapter 8: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5,7, 12 in page 260

 

Chapter 9 PPT

Chapter 9 Study Guide

Project II

HW : 1, 4, 9, 13,14,15,19 and you can work on project II

 

Week 7

Apr 18

 

 

 

Week 8

Apr 23

Final and Project Due