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15 Jun 2021

Managerial Finance

Course material - 12 pages - Finance

Financial markets: - Financing investments (for firms) ; - Inter-temporal allocation of cash-flows (for consumers/investors) ; - Risk transformation: risk-diversification and tis-transfer (for firms and investors). Companies are the unit of observation of this...

14 Jan 2021

The Impact of COVID-19 on South African Financial Markets

Case study - 8 pages - Finance

A new type of corona virus first identified in December 2019 has swept across the globe infecting millions of people. The virus, scientifically known as COVID-19, has caused many governments to declare a national state of disaster and to implement nationwide lockdowns to prevent the spread of the...

14 Jan 2021

Financial globalization

Course material - 3 pages - Finance

The term financial globalization refers to a free movement of finance across national boundaries without facing any restrictions. Financial globalization requires the introduction of a worldwide single currency managed and regulated by a single international monetary authority. The first...

24 Oct 2020

Example of a financial analysis - Air Liquide

Financial analysis - 7 pages - Finance

Our analysis focuses on the French International company Air Liquide a world leader in the production and distribution of gas and services for industry and health. We will analyse Air Liquide, focusing on its business model, its market and its financial performance. Our analysis focuses on the...

05 Aug 2017

International finance distribution of currency of AUD and USD

Worksheets - 4 pages - Finance

The distribution above conforms to the features of a normal distribution in terms of skewness, kurtosis, and tails. The mean-mode-median of the distribution is at the center. The mean is the arithmetic average of all the scores recorded, mode refers to the fact that the mean appears near the most...

22 Nov 2016

The O.M. Scott & Sons Company - Financial analysis

Case study - 12 pages - Finance

From 1955 to 1961, the O.M. Scott and Sons Company experienced an exceptional growth in sales, stock price, and expansion. O.M. Scott and Sons (the company) increased sales by 231% from 1957 to 1961. The rapid growth can be explained by the company's management in expanding to new locations,...

26 Sep 2016

The price of the dream: subprime mortgages in the African-American community

Essay - 2 pages - Finance

Let us first say that the financial disaster which has just recently occurred has effected the entire world, regardless of race, color, or creed. It is perhaps a testament to the new levels of equality and interconnectedness that what may have started out primarily among certain populations can...

16 Sep 2016

Financial anomalies and behavioral finance

Presentation - 25 pages - Finance

A market in which prices of all securities quickly and fully reflects all available information. OR The market operating on the hypothesis known as Efficient Market Hypothesis (EMH) that states the securities markets are efficient with the prices of securities reflecting their...

14 Sep 2016

The subprime loan crisis

Thesis - 9 pages - Finance

There is always debate during an election year whether there is too much or too little government intervention in the social or economic realm, but whatever a person's personal beliefs are, the truth is that government regulation is a fact of life. The topic of this paper is the role that the...

29 Mar 2016

Corporate Governance in U.K and Corporate Financial Performance

Essay - 3 pages - Finance

The issue of corporate governance and whether it affects the financial performance have for many rears been a center of curiosity for economic researchers. Researchers have been seeking to establish whether or not there is a direct relationship between these two forces in the corporate world....

22 Mar 2016

Evaluate the predictability of excess stock returns

Essay - 4 pages - Finance

First and foremost, predictability of excess returns in the stock markets is an issue which is affected by not just a factor but many factors in the environment. The issues which daily affects the markets such as politics and economical environments will definitely affect the predictability of...

10 Sep 2015

Analysis : minimax portfolio choice based on pessimistic decision making

Book review - 1 pages - Finance

This paper entails the analysis of the article “Minimax: Portfolio Choice Based on Pessimistic Decision Making,” by Steffen Schaarschmidt and Peter Schanbacher. The objective of the paper was to propose a strategy on fund allocation for an investor who is highly risk-averse. The...

24 Jul 2015

How to synergize the works of internal auditors and external auditors to listed companies

Essay - 9 pages - Finance

Internal and external auditors have been used over the years to promote transparency and compliance with the accounting procedures in listed companies. The external and internal auditors have had separate duties in the audit process. However, conflicts have been witnessed between the internal and...

21 Jul 2015

European Sovereign Debt Crisis and its impact on financial markets and institutions

Essay - 5 pages - Finance

The European Sovereign Debt Crisis of was basically the failure of the Euro which was the monetary symbol that tied together 17 Countries across Europe (Arezki et. al, 2011). This therefore means that the start of all these is retraced back to the second world war in 1945. At this time Europe was...

10 Apr 2015

Ways couples can seek to reduce taxation liabilities on investments and savings

Case study - 5 pages - Finance

The need for financial security and independence are a predominant concern for most citizens globally. In its very definition the ability to earn and willfully spend one's income is at the core of maturity as defined by social norms. This is also the case for governments and institutions. So the...

16 Jan 2015

Free Software in the Bank of Brazil: Case study

Case study - 5 pages - Finance

The Bank of Brazil in accordance with the Migration Project of the Federal Government, migrated your old proprietary system to the open source system. Mainly aimed at savings hardware, computers were becoming obsolete for use with proprietary software and would be destroyed and part of his pieces...

16 Jan 2015

Brazil bank: Free software case study part I

Case study - 6 pages - Finance

With the advancement of technology we have today computerized systems in any company, from corporations to a simple newsstand, we found computer systems. Computers work is required to use this software and can be free or Owner. Some examples of proprietary software are Windows and Office, as...

04 Nov 2014

Managing financial resources and decisions

Case study - 3 pages - Finance

Financial resource management is a process through which the management maximizes resources available through implementing controls and managing cost. This is made boosted by the use of financial statements that reflect the real position of the firm. In essence, financial planning is the...

03 Nov 2014

Finance for Management

Case study - 9 pages - Finance

Over the years, the global communication landscape has undergone remarkable expansion owing to the presence of accelerating desire to attain global connectivity paced by the technology network. The trend emerges from an increasing desire of timely and accurate information as presently a...

03 Nov 2014

The Euro Area Debt Crisis

Case study - 8 pages - Finance

Over the past decade, productivity in most economies, both in central and peripheral countries has doubled beyond the initial estimates. This has partly been the contribution of implementing robust investment tools and informed investor on maximizing returns.However, the implications of the...

03 Nov 2014

Applied Investment - Financial and Economic Context

Case study - 10 pages - Finance

Every single investor is interested in maximizing investment returns while simultaneously minimizing risk subjected to the investment. Consequently, investors prefer committing their resources in receptive economic systems free from uncertainties that may hamper their anticipated returns. In...

03 Nov 2014

Financial markets transfer resources across time and space

Case study - 4 pages - Finance

Financial markets comprise a collection of formal and informal institutions whose functions stretches to facilitate movement of financial resources. Firstly, financial institutions provide mechanisms for where economic agents clear and settle their obligations. This arises when the financial...

04 Sep 2014

Along Way Gone- Effects of war on today's modern society

Essay - 2 pages - Finance

A long Way Gone primarily brings into light the effects of war on today's modern society amongst them violation Human Rights as spelt out by UN Charter in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Through the noble eyes of a former child soldier Ishmael Beah, the memoir, though immeasurably...

04 Sep 2014

Bank secrecy analysis

Case study - 7 pages - Finance

Banks under the protection of secrecy are forbidden to give out information about the accounts of their customers to the authorities unless there are special circumstances, such as filed criminal complaints about the customers (Kingsbury, 2009). The main features of banks that provide bank...

13 Aug 2014

Fortescue Metal Group Ltd

Case study - 3 pages - Finance

The variation in the share price and the sales volume results from diverse factors within the business environment. The internal and external environment of a business effects its business operations. In the external environment, there are micro and macro factors affecting the business...

13 Aug 2014

Financial Partners Capital Management LLC

Case study - 5 pages - Finance

Financial Partners Capital Management is an employee-owned Investment Company. The firm is listed as an Investment consultant and aims at providing discretionary investment management services to a different group of customers in the United States and other international individuals, trusts,...

12 Aug 2014

Balance of Ethics and Privacy in business (YourFace)

Essay - 3 pages - Finance

Ethics is concerned with right and wrong in a particular society (Reamer, 2013). The definition means there are different definitions of ethics depending on the society. For example, there are assessments based on the intention of actions as well as on the outcomes of the actions. For example, in...

12 Aug 2014

History of Beer

Case study - 3 pages - Finance

Attention getter: Beer has existed for a long time. Ian Spencer Hornsey proposes that the discovery of beer was driven by the desire to experiment with different tastes of drink because drinking is more important than food for man. He proposes that the discovery of beer was not localized and it...

12 Aug 2014

A contrary discussion on the topic "With the West Flat, Big Beer Brewers Peddle Cheap Beer in Africa"

Case study - 6 pages - Finance

This is an argument disagreeing with the case study, With the West Flat, Big Brewers Peddle Cheap Beer in Africa. Africa is a young continent with many countries being in the developing category. Therefore, there is a competition of many foreign countries trying to penetrate their goods into...

01 Aug 2014

Impact of information's sharing and collaboration on sustainable practices of national bank of Abu Dhabi

Case study - 28 pages - Finance

The aim of this paper is to provide detailed information about sustainable practices in information in supply chain and the impacts in the business world. A case study was embarked on of the National Bank of Abu Dhabi one of the world's safest bank and a bank with branches and office in other...