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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...

19 Feb 2012

Financial analysis of the French company Carrefour

Thesis - 10 pages - Finance

Carrefour SA is a France-based company that is engaged in retail distribution. It was founded in 1959 and opened its first supermarkets and hypermarkets in France in the 1960s. During the following two decades Carrefour expanded in Europe (UK, Italy) and widened its service range (consumer...

15 Feb 2011

Financial Analysis - Vinci & Bouygues

Thesis - 20 pages - Finance

The following report presents the financial statements of two leading French construction groups: Bouygues and Vinci. With the help of several economic and financial metrics, we will analyze and assess the companies' strengths and weaknesses and give an objective opinion to potential...

06 Feb 2011

Empirical investigation on the determinants of corporate dividend policy. Sectors considered: 'Food and drugs retailers' and 'Health care equipment and services'

Thesis - 7 pages - Finance

The Corporate Dividend policy, also called the Dividend Puzzle (Black, 1976) has always beensubjected to a lot of studies since, at least, the paper of Modigliani and Miller in 1961. The work ofthese authors stated that, in a frictionless world, when the firm has a constant investment policy,its...

10 Jan 2011

Financing Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SME) in Morocco

Thesis - 17 pages - Finance

The early 80s was one of the most difficult periods for the Moroccan economy. This period was marked by a deterioration of the internal and external balances. This was partly due to the structural weakness of the Moroccan economy. Some of the causes for the structural weaknesses were: the...

09 Dec 2010

The cash flow statement

Thesis - 16 pages - Finance

It's a financial statement that reflects the inflow of revenue and the outflow of expenses resulting from operating, investing and financing activities during a specific time period. The cash flow statement is distinct from the income statement and balance sheet because it does not...

30 Nov 2010

US banks - Strategic project

Thesis - 5 pages - Finance

U.S. banks have traditionally been considered leaders in the global banking sector. They produce regularly high profitability, more than their international competitors. They have been pioneers in many spheres, and banking products, and are known for their constant...

20 Nov 2010

Danone company analysis Financial Statement Analysis

Thesis - 6 pages - Finance

The history of the group was based on an external growth, a successions of sell and acquisitions, indeed, if we follow the major step of the company, we could see that, the first step was the merger between BSN and DANONE-GERVAIS in 1973 this merger was the beginning of the future group and...

02 Nov 2010

The Federal reserve system

Thesis - 7 pages - Finance

The structure of the Federal Reserve System (Federal Reserve or Fed) is quite unusual and to understand why it is unusual we must analyze its history. The Fed was created in 1913 with the enactment of the Federal Reserve Act, and was largely a response to a series of financial crises,...

25 Oct 2010

Corporate governance and the global financial crisis

Thesis - 6 pages - Finance

The first part of this report discusses the nature of corporate governance, its objectives and good practices. Issues around risk taking, board structure, remuneration or inadequate monitoring are tackled with the global Financial Crisis as a backdrop. The Organization for Economic Co-operation...

01 Oct 2010

Joint venture

Thesis - 3 pages - Finance

A joint venture is the long-term commitment of funds, facilities and services by two or more legally separate interests, to a combined enterprise for their mutual benefits. A joint venture need not be a separate legal entity or company. Other forms of joint ventures include an agreement...

29 Sep 2010

Google vs Microsoft

Thesis - 13 pages - Finance

Since the launch of the Google Search engine, a paying version has been reserved for the enterprise, which allows firms' access to documents in the internal database of Google. Microsoft has now declared war on the famous search engine. It is a very profitable market and Gartner Group...

14 Sep 2010

List of Chicago communities that interest real estate investors

Thesis - 4 pages - Finance

Logan Square is a community locality situated on the western part of Chicago. Proper Logan Square actually means the intersection of Kedzie Boulevard, Logan Boulevard and the Milwaukee Avenue-which is a three way intersection. The term Logan Square most often is used loosely to denote the...

14 Sep 2010

Chicago real estate -The financial implications

Thesis - 2 pages - Finance

Buying a home is one of the smartest and wisest decisions that one can take. It is one of the most enduring American dream and the one dream that has sustained through generations inspiring people to save for that piece of property that one can call his/her own. Chicago is one of the most...

27 Aug 2010

Portfolio diversification

Thesis - 2 pages - Finance

Financial markets are characterized by uncertainty, asymmetric information and volatility of financial stocks. Diversification is an effective way of managing risk. It means to invest funds in various financial instruments rather than investing everything on a single investment opportunity. This...

27 Aug 2010

An overview of various modes of payment

Thesis - 4 pages - Finance

The intrinsic safety of the instrument and the safety of the procedure: The commercial acceptability; the proximity between the rational seller and buyer and the cost. While some procedures are inexpensive, others are very expensive. If the transaction amount is small, sophisticated payment...

27 Aug 2010

Corporate finance - published: 27/08/2010

Thesis - 3 pages - Finance

A financial analysis allows an abstract transcription of the actual situation of a company at any given time. It is a rigorous and efficient tool based on the study of economic data and accounting, that focuses on a holistic view of the company. The analyst can place a view inside or outside the...

27 Aug 2010

The Islamic development bank

Thesis - 5 pages - Finance

The development of a consistent banking system with adequate funding for a population appears to be a prerequisite for the economic development of a country. However the ethics of Fundamentalist Islam have long led a strong resistance to the development of modern financial tools in many parts of...

27 Aug 2010

Zero-based budgeting

Thesis - 3 pages - Finance

This method is defined as a process of planning and budgeting which requires everybody involved to provide a detailed justification of the entire budget from the overheads to the necessary minimum, in order to achieve the objectives of the company. The purpose is to prove the necessity of the...

27 Aug 2010

The Russian stock market crash

Thesis - 7 pages - Finance

In the year 1997, the Soviet Union witnessed a series of achievements. The inflation was controlled, the monetary position was strengthened and the balance of payments was on a surplus. The sudden downfall in the Russian stock market on the 17th of August, 1998 saw the entire Russian economy in a...

26 Aug 2010

Fiscal management of sales

Thesis - 3 pages - Finance

The methods used are diverse and vary depending on the activity of the company. Forecasts can be based on information provided by commercial sources, supplemented by various statistics. The linear correlation establishes a relationship or index of dependence between the change in sales (denoted...

26 Aug 2010

Markets and international funding

Thesis - 4 pages - Finance

The pioneers of growth in the industrialized world belong to the top economies. Globally, these companies have made their presence felt in developed and developing nations. We deal with the leading countries in the internationalization of trade which is a main source of global growth Investment...

26 Aug 2010

Evolution of the stock exchange and its impact on the German market: Max Weber

Thesis - 7 pages - Finance

Max Weber was born on 21st April 1864 in Erfurt, Prussia. Weber's father was a liberal politician and due to his work, he moved along with his family in 1869. Weber completed his High school majoring in Literature in Berlin and proceeded to complete his university studies in History, Economics...

24 Aug 2010

The different modes of corporate financing

Thesis - 3 pages - Finance

Several methods of financing are available to the businessmen. Solicitation from third parties and new contributions to the economy will increase the capital borrowings and loan applications. There are multiple solutions available to the borrower. The loan could take the form of a simple lead...

24 Aug 2010

Rise of The World Bank

Thesis - 5 pages - Finance

The World Bank and the IMF are the main institutions which perform the function of managing globalization in financial terms. This paper will present a case study of the World Bank. The World Bank Group appoints five institutions that are intended to promote, economic development of member...

23 Aug 2010

Cash management: Methods of short-term investing and financing

Thesis - 3 pages - Finance

Short-term investing and financing corresponds to the ready cash available to a company has on hand and in the bank. The objective of liquidity management is to maximize the cash available by limiting losses to the company if it has excess cash, and limiting the amount of premiums to pay if there...

23 Aug 2010

Hedging against market risk

Thesis - 3 pages - Finance

The management of market risk is vital to the survival and success of any organization operating in any sector such as banks and other businesses. For effective management of risk, an organization may make use of derivatives. Derivatives are financial securities whose value is tied to the value...

18 Aug 2010

A banker's role in approving a project

Thesis - 2 pages - Finance

Earlier, the role of a banker was mainly that of a money lender. Today, many businesses have ventured into insurance, real estate, personal services and e-banking. Traditionally, the bank played the role of an intermediation, that is to say, it collected and lent money by making intermediation...

17 Aug 2010

Barclays Bank: Financial performance

Thesis - 3 pages - Finance

This report will be concerned with comprehensively analyzing the financial performance of Barclays Bank. The main areas of focus of the report will be on the Return on capital employed (ROCE), current ratio figures and gearing ratio figures of the company for the last three financial...

22 Jun 2010

The concept of private equity and its application

Thesis - 4 pages - Finance

Private equity is a relatively young asset class, but has evolved substantially over the last two decades. Due to the long-term horizon required for investing, private equity is dominated by institutional investors, such as pension plans, foundations, endowments and family offices. Investors are...

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