Quality of Earnings

Presents a discussion of earnings quality – properties relationship to earnings multiple, application and measurement, volatility and risk, since they affect earnings quality. Presents a discussion of earnings quality – properties relationship to earnings...

Note on Futures Contracts

Provides an introduction to futures, what they are, what is their use in hedging, and their usefulness in providing forecasts. Also basically covers the risk. Contains a list of raw materials currently in futures markets and the necessary qualities of goods which the...

Hintz-Kessels-Kohl A.G.

A truck manufacturer must decide whether to offer for the sale of 120 trucks, a private company based in Costa Rica. If a bid is submitted, it must make a decision about whether to be made to protect against credit risk, currency risk and country risk. A truck...

Toro Co. Sno Risk Program

Toro was a promotion in which purchasers of their snow blower would get a refund if the next winter brought only modest snow. The main focus of the class is to understand what are the risk implications for the customer and for the company. Can be used to discuss...

Citibank Indonesia

Describes a dilemma faced Citibank Country Manager for Indonesia. His superiors asked him to increase his profit target for 1984. But to produce higher profits, he would either reduce the amount borrowed at a lower than market interest rates, in particular prime...