What makes a book? There is so much more that goes in shipping a book to the publisher than just writing it. Two days ago when I shipped the final manuscript to my editorial team, it felt like a time to celebrate and we did.
Download Reboot for iPad without an iBook store A number of followers and friends would love to read the new Reboot, 3rd Edition, iBook on their iPads. If you have iBook 3 on your iPad you can now download a slightly scaled down version of
If we assume that when it comes to relative value Gold is doing a better job of predicting what something is really worth, how does that translate into cost? On average a barrel of oil costs about 0.0668 ounce of Gold. This puts fair value of a barrel of oil at about 114 using the average, at about 85 using the low over the last 3 years (including the dip last week) and at about 135 using the high of .08 over the same period.
Why is modeling strategic risk for ICAAP so difficult? Perhaps one reason is that unlike Value at Risk (VaR) or Credit Risk, there is no agreed upon, accepted, unified framework or tool to measure, report or track the capital required to recover from a strategic misstep. What further complicates the capital estimation exercise is the fact that strategic initiatives and resulting challenges at each bank are different
In our previous post we covered the three basic inventory valuation models. We now illustrate a simple example of the average cost model in the table below: Bought Sold Average cost per unit May 5 units @ $20/unit $20 Jun 3 units
Inventory valuation models and profitability In order to value inventory, there is a physical count of inventory that takes place at the end of the year which can be a tedious task. This is because even though a business may have an inventory where all
Cash after financing costs Cash Flow Summary Jasmine and Co. 2010 Interest expense -600 ? Interest payable 0 Dividends declared 0 ? Dividends payable 0 Cash paid for dividends and interest -600 Cash after financing costs 15,000 Figure 8: Extract Cash flow Summary- Cash
While our generation of actuaries grew up with continuous time mathematics, my first exposure to actuarial functions and actuarial mathematics came through a chapter on commutation functions. A computational tool for easing the mathematics associated with repetitive calculations I grew so hooked to them that
Welcome to the new home of Learning Corporate Finance. Here are the top courses, pages and post views as of November 2010. Given the volume of posts we have now introduced a new Post Index feature that allows you to easily browse through all the