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  • Improving Credit Rating

    With just a few changes in how you handle credit you can improve your credit score rating. How do you pay your bills, how much credit you have and how much credit you use all play important roles in determining your creditworthiness. By changing any of these factors you can improve your credit rating. For example: Stop making late payments. Sign up for automatic payment from your checking account to your credit card payment is always made on time. Showing a record of on-time payments can have a significant impact on your rating. Use all your credit card at least once every six months and then quickly pay off the balance. This will strengthen the credit card issuer that you want to use credit and you will pay it back quickly. An added benefit…

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  • The Big Short Movie Essay

    a hedge fund manager of Scion Capital who discovers the tendency of a housing bubble in the near future. He finds that the housing market is backed by subprime loans which are poor credit rating loans and have high default risk. Then, he decides to bet against the housing market. After that, he offers the banks to buy short against the surging housing market, which is called ‘a credit default swap’. At the same time, Jared Vennett finds out about what Burry are going to do and he also believes…

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  • Case Study: Five Point Holdings Inc.

    A warm late summer evening found Concord Councilman Edi Birsan introducing Kofi Bonner to the Holbrook Heights neighborhood watch group as the President of Lennar-Urban’s West Coast operations. He was quickly corrected by Bonner who told the small audience that after more than a decade of being at the helm of Lennar in the Bay Area, he was now switching job titles to hold a similar position at Five Point Holdings Inc. Credit rating firm Dun & Bradstreet not bullish on Lennar's long term…

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  • Li And Zhou's Argument Analysis

    “…composed of financial sovereign status, financial sovereign authority, and financial sovereign capability.”(Li and Zhou, p. 178). Sovereign status, being based on the recognition and consent of other states, should not be affected by globalization of financial capitalism, leaving the other two components from Li and Zhou: financial authority and capability to be impacted. Status aside, a state’s ability to manage its own monetary policies are crucial for maintenance of its economic policy.…

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  • Diageo Case Study

    comparison? (40%) Diageo was formed from the merger of Grand Metropolitan plc and Guinness plc. Before the merge, both companies used little debt (based on the book D/E ratio and net debt to total capital in the table below) to finance themselves which helped them gain and maintain high credit rating (A and AA respectively). After the merge, Diageo wanted to take the same path by maintaining the interest coverage between 5 and 8 (through actions such as new debt issuance, share repurchase…

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  • Massey Energy Case Study

    Certain homebuyers purchased homes that they knew they couldn't afford. They knew the amount of money they were bringing in a month couldn't sustain the addition of a mortgage. Mortgage lenders many loans to people with poor credit and total disregard of whether the party could pay the loan back. The lenders saw cash in their eyes with little risk, so they did as any other unethical company would do. Policymakers wanted individuals to take advantage of policies that would help home ownership…

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  • Gfc Case Study

    In fact, 99% of the income of these entities was not come from the budget of creditors but instead from that of investment banking, there are perverse incentives for not providing accurate ratings. On that account, should CRAs provide investment banks with lower credit rating; they, the investment banks, can and will loiter around other agency who could give them a more buoyant rating. Thence, CRAs with the fear of loosing their attraction, will bias towards a more optimistic rating hence…

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  • Indian Credit Rating Agency Case Study

    in a credit rating agency. • To study the infrastructure portfolio size of the banks in Chennai 2. CREDIT RATING AGENCIES IN INDIA &TRAINING ORGANISATION 2.1 Indian Credit Rating agencies- The beginning Birth of the rating agencies in India The idea of behind the rating agency was evolved in 1986 with the help of Pradip Shah, an HDFC employee and also an Harvard graduate suggested the idea of the credit rating agency to Nadkarni chairman of IFCI (Industrial Finance Corporation of India), but…

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  • Case Study: Equity And Ebt Investment

    ASSIGNMENT # 3- EQUITY AND DEBT INVESTMENT INSTRUMENTS As part of our assignment, we were required to take into consideration the scenario that we have funds of up to Rs. 20 million, which must be invested in both equity and debt investment instruments. For our equity instruments, we decided to invest in three cement companies: Lucky Cement, D.G. Cement, and Attock Cement. For our debt instruments, we decided to invest in Standard Chartered Bank of Pakistan and Engro Corporation LTD. After…

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  • Office Products Depot Case Study

    Office Products Depot offers credit to a lot of their customers, as only 3% of their sales are cash. This means that allowing customers to purchase on credit greatly increase sales and therefore profits, that is, only when the customers pay them for their goods. Therefore, when offering credit to its customers, Office Products Depot first checks the credit rating of the customer to identify if the customer will pay for goods they have purchased, and if they are likely to get their payment. This…

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