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1. Which of the following statements is false? A. Investors purchase mutual funds for diversification. B. Investors purchase mutual funds because of professional management. C. Investors who purchase mutual funds are guaranteed a higher rate of return than a comparable investment in stocks or bonds. D. Professional mutual fund managers.
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88. Mutual funds range from very conservative to extremely speculative investments. 89. The nationwide average increase is just over 7 percent for real estate investments. 90. A speculative investment is an investment that is made in the hope of earning a relatively large profit over a long period of time. 91. Generally, options.
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31. Which of the following statements is false? A. The federal government sells bonds and securities to finance both the national debt and the government's ongoing activities. B. Federal government securities carry a reduced risk of default when compared to corporate securities. C. Federal government treasury securities offer lower.
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41. ABC Corporation has 2 million shares outstanding. The corporation's after­tax earnings for 2004 were $2.75 million. What is ABC's EPS for 2004? A. $2.0 B. $0.75 C. $1.0 D. $2.75 E. $.50 42. MasterCracked Manufacturing has after­tax profits that total $725,000. If the firm has 250,000 shares, what is the amount.
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83. Because bonds are considered debt financing that must be repaid at maturity, the corporation's financial stability has little effect on the bond's value between the issue date and the maturity date. 84. The main reason why investors choose Canadian government securities is the above average interest rates that these securities.
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68. The decision to establish an investment plan is an important first step to accomplishing your financial goals. 69. A short­term investment objective is defined as one that will be accomplished within a period of less than two years. 70. An intermediate­term objective is defined as one that will be accomplished within.
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77. The term securities encompass a broad range of investments that include stocks, bonds, mutual funds, options, and commodities. 78. A public corporation is a corporation whose stock is owned by relatively few people and is not traded openly in the stock market. 79. Dividend payments on common stock are guaranteed, but.
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21. A bond issued with detachable coupons that the bondholder must present to a paying agent or the issuer in order to receive interest payments is called a                     bond. A. registered coupon B. certified C. revenue D. zero­coupon E. general obligation 22. Justin Parkinson purchased a bond at a price.
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107. The price­earnings ratio is not affected by an increase or decrease in the firm's earnings. 108. The beta is an index that compares the risk associated with a specific stock issue with the risk of the stock market in general. 109. Enron's collapse has put thousands of innocent Americans out of.
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97. The term churning is to describe the excessive buying and selling of securities to generate commissions. 98. It is common for professional advisory services like SEDAR, Moody's, Standard & Poor's, and Value Line to charge for more detailed financial information than provided on other Internet Web sites. 99. The federal government.
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21. An investor concerned with a predictable source of income provided by an investment would choose A. options. B. commodities. C. government bonds. D. common stocks. E. speculative investments. 22. Earnings that are reinvested in a corporation are called A. retained earnings. B. surplus earnings. C. retention capital..
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41. Which of the following investments would provide the largest amount of income and most predictable source of income? A. commodities B. savings accounts C. derivatives D. common stock E. guaranteed investment certificates 42. For an investor who wants to speculate, which of the following investments would be appropriate? A. red­chip stocks B..
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110. After graduating from university, you obtain a job as a medical records technician. Your monthly salary is $2,000. Your monthly expenses are $1,600. Based on this information, what steps should you take to establish a long­term investment program? 111. Choose four of the investment alternatives presented in Chapter 10 and describe.
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31. The federal government requires that a corporation selling a new issue of securities must disclose information about the company and its finances in a(n) A. annual report. B. quarterly report. C. accountant's audit report. D. prospectus. E. stock guide. 32. When investors are optimistic about the overall economy and.
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78. The potential return of any investment should be directly related to the risk that the investor assumes. 79. Leveraged investing in common shares is expected to increase your net worth. 80. During inflationary times, there is a risk that the financial return on an investment will not keep pace with the.
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1. Because Xerox is a                         corporation, an investor can purchase stock with the help of an account executive through the secondary market. A. private B. public C. general D. institutional E. securities 2. A corporation whose stock is owned by relatively few people and is not traded openly.
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98. Today, federal, provincial, and local governments and most corporations have a home page where you can obtain valuable information. 99. The average investor cannot afford to purchase much of the investment information available from the government. 100. Statistical averages show trends and direction, but they do not pinpoint the actual value.
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87. If an investor owns participating preferred stock, missed or omitted dividends accumulate and must be paid before any cash dividend is paid to common stockholders. 88. Convertible preferred stock may be exchanged, at the corporation's option, for a specified number of shares of common stock. 89. A blue­chip stock is too.
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117. Dollar­cost averaging enables investors to avoid the problem of buying high and selling low. 118. When investors purchase stock on margin, they borrow stock from a stockbroker or brokerage firm. 119. A call option gives the owner the right to sell 100 shares of a stock at a guaranteed price before.
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51. Identify the incorrect statement. A. Canada Savings Bonds are marketable bonds. B. Long­term bonds embody more inflation risk than short­term bonds. C. A bond denominated in U.S. dollars subjects a Canadian bondholder to foreign currency risk. D. Bonds sold before they mature can incur capital gains or losses. E..
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