Essay on Finance Midterm
1) Which of the following statements is CORRECT?
a. The New York Stock Exchange is an auction market, and it has a physical location.
b. Home mortgage loans are traded in the money market.
c. If an investor sells shares of stock through a broker, then it would be a primary market transaction.
d. Capital markets deal only with common stocks and other equity securities.
e. While the distinctions are blurring, investment banks generally specialize in lending money, whereas commercial banks generally help companies raise capital from other parties.
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(9) You recently sold 200 shares of Disney stock, and the transfer was made through a broker. This is an example of:
a. A money market transaction.
b. A primary market transaction.
c. A secondary market transaction.
d. A futures market transaction.
e. An over-the-counter market transaction
10) Below are the 2007 and 2008 year-end balance sheets for Tran Enterprises:
Assets: 2008 2007
Cash $ 200,000 $ 170,000
Accounts receivable 864,000 700,000
Inventories 2,000,000 1,400,000
Total current assets $3,064,000 $2,270,000
Net fixed assets 6,000,000 5,600,000
Total assets $9,064,000 $7,870,000
Liabilities and equity:
Accounts payable $1,400,000 $1,090,000
Notes payable 1,600,000 1,800,000
Total current liabilities $3,000,000 $2,890,000
Long-term debt 2,400,000 2,400,000
Common stock 3,000,000 2,000,000
Retained earnings 664,000 580,000
Total common equity $3,664,000 $2,580,000
Total liabilities and equity $9,064,000 $7,870,000
The firm has never paid a dividend on its common stock, and it issued $2,400,000 of 10-year, non-callable, long-term debt in 2007. As of the end of 2008, none of the principal on this debt had been