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  • Shortcomings And Cons Of The NPV And Internal Rate Of Return

    is slightly more advantages as being compared to the IRR method. Both has its own pros and cons; however, the cons of the IRR method weighs heavier and drastically. The heavy catch is that discount rates almost usually change significantly over a period of time, and the IRR method is solely based upon one internal rate of return. Not only that, the basic IRR calculation is completely ineffective when it is evaluating a project with a mixture of multiple positive and negative cash flows. In this case, a single internal rate of return [IRR] cannot possibly be used. IRR is the discount rate that makes a project break even, in the first place. If the market changes its condition over a period of time, this project can have two [or more] IRRs, which is a disaster. NPV and IRR usually have the same acceptance or rejection decisions for projects that are independent; so IRR can just as well be used alongside NPV when independent projects are being evaluated. The conflict only appears when the projects are mutually exclusive. Question G [1] The modified internal rate of return [MIRR] is the modification of the internal rate of return [IRR] and it aims to solve the shortcomings or problems in relation with the internal rate of return [IRR]. The true definition of MIRR is, the discount rate that compares present value…

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  • Executive Summary: The Internal Rate Of Return

    The Internal Rate of Return According to Berk & DeMarzo (2016), the internal rate of return abbreviated as IRR and also known as the yield on investment refers to the discount rate that equates the NPV (net present value) of the proposed investment to zero (0). That is, the future cash flows of the investment plan equal the initial capital outlay of the project. The technique analyzes an investment plan by comparing the yield on investment to the minimum hurdle rate of a company. Like the NPV…

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  • Disadvantages Of Managing Investment Growth

    Managing Investment Growth In order to effectively grow an investment, it is important to analyze risk and diversify securities, to maximize a portfolio to match the goals of the investor. Through analyzing the different classes of risk, one can match investments to an investors risk tolerance and return requirements. While some investments may present greater risk they are countered by a higher rate of return and vice versa, less risk corresponds to a lower return. Moreover, investment risk…

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  • Expectation Theory: The Term Structure Of Interest Rate TERM STRUCTURE OF INTEREST RATE Mishkin (2009) states that the term structure of interest rate explains that bonds with the same risk and liquidity have different interest rates because the bonds time to maturity are different from each other. He also states that the yield curve illustrates how the returns of bonds and maturity changes over time. There are four approaches that elaborates on the different shapes of the yield curve, they are the expectation, liquidity-premium, segment…

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  • Importance Of Capital Asset Pricing Theory

    Capital market theory is a description and the prediction of the progression of the capital. Capital market theory is used to measure the returns wanted by investors and the intrinsic risks involved; it is model that is used to price assets and most commonly used is to price shares. It is most definitely important response to financial judgment making. Besides that, Capital market theory develops a model for all unsafe assets and ads on the portfolio theory. For the development of capital market…

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  • Marriott Corporation Case Study

    Profit rate for a hotel is its net present value divided by its cost. Company Background Marriott Corporation began in 1927 with J. Willard Marriott's root beer stand. Over the next 60 years, the business grew into one of the leading lodging and food service companies in the United States. Marriott's 1987 profits were $223 million on sales of $6.5 billion. See Exhibit 1 for a summary of Marriott's financial history. Marriott had three major lines of business: lodging, contract services, and…

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  • Treynor Portfolio Performance Measure

    The diversification of investment and elimination of unsystematic risk can be achieved first by measuring the level of diversification needed. Diversification can be computed through correlation between returns and of the portfolio and the market portfolio. An absolutely diversified portfolio will correlate accurately with completely diversified market portfolio since only has a systematic risk. Portfolio performance measures are the most important aspects of the investment process. Performance…

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  • Analysis Of The Portfolio Rebalancing Model

    Portfolio rebalancing model is powerful to explain the exchange rate and equity returns by Hau (2004). Based on the portfolio balance approach, M.Gelman et al. (2015) found a new approach to estimate the correlation between foreign exchange rates, asset prices and capital flows. They showed a long-run equilibrium between REFER and NFH. According to this new equilibrium, there is an equilibrium relationship between the stock of assets held by international investors and the asset prices. The…

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  • Sensible Insurance Company Case Summary

    Sensible Insurance Company is a mid-sized insurance company whose core product is group term life. Group term life is a one-year rate guarantee contract with premium paid monthly. However, Mammoth Mart requested a three-year rate guarantee on the premium. Furthermore, it will pay the entire three years’ premium up-front based on its current workforce and salaries, with monthly adjustment based on the fluctuation to the covered salary amount. As you aware, addition of Mammoth Mart will almost…

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  • Compound Interest

    the papers that prove that the property is under your name. When renting this property out, as the rate of rent increases, you can also charge the tenant more for continuing to stay there. In this manner, you will now be earning more money by doing absolutely nothing. Similarly, each of the sources of passive income has this crucial advantage. It is called compound interest. Here, compound interest refers to this gradual increase in money. In financial investments such as dividend funds,…

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