Prof. Craig MacKinlay


Prof. Craig MacKinlay


   


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FINANCE 100  Section 001-002

A. Craig MacKinlay                                                                                  
Fall 2019


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Final exams can be picked up at my office.

Pick up times:

(1) Wednesday January 22 from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

(2) Thursday January 23 from 1 pm to 2 pm

Exam solution is posted in the sample exams folder

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Fall 2019 book:

Corporate Finance (12th edition)

by Ross, Westerfield, Jaffe, and Jordan,

McGraw-Hill Education, 2019..

[A paperback version of the course text (with selected chapters) will be available

in the university bookstore at a discounted price.]

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Syllabus

 

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Important Dates for Fall 2019:

Midterm Exam I:    Thursday, September 26 –
in class

Midterm Exam II:    Thursday, October 31 – in class

Final Exam:   Monday, December 16 – 6 pm to 8 pm

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Readings:

Term Structure Appendix

Yield Curve reading

 

 Common Stock Valuation

  Solution

 

McKinsey Article on
IRR
(optional reading)

 

Statistics
Review
(For risk-return analysis)

 

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Sample Exams (password required)

 

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Suggested Problems: 

Below are suggested problems from the course text (RWJJ 12th edition). 

However, one need not limit themselves to these problems —
most

of the end-of-chapter problems in the “Questions and Problems” section are
appropriate.

Chapter 4 – Discounted Cash FLow Valuation – 1, 2, 3, 9,

15, 21, 26, 32, 33, 54.

Chapter 8 – Interest Rates and Bond Valuation – 3, 6, 8,

19, 20, 23, 31.

Chapter 9 – Stock Valuation – 2, 5, 14, 17, 21, 25, 26.

Chapter 5 – NPV and Alternative Rules- 5, 6, 7, 11, 12, 26, 28, 30.

Chapter 6 – Making Capital Investment Decisions- 3, 5, 8, 9, 12, 14, 15, 17, 23, 26, 30.

Chapter 10 – Lessons from Market History – 4, 5, 7, 9, 15, 20, 22, 28.

Chapter 11 – Risk, Return, and the CAPM – 2, 6, 7, 9, 10, 12, 17, 18, 26, 27, 29, 32.

 

Chapter 13 – Risk, Cost of Capital, and Valuation – 1, 3, 5, 19, and 20.

 

Chapter 14 – Efficient Capital Markets – concept questions – 5, 9, 10, 11 – problems – 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5.


 

Chapter 16 – Capital Structure – 1, 8, 10, 14, 20, and 21.



Chapter 17 – Capital Structure – Use of Debt – concept questions – 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 – problems – 1, 3, 8, and 10.

 

Chapter 18 – Valuation and Capital Budgeting – 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, and 10.


Chapter 19 – Dividends and Other Payouts – 5, 6, 10, 11, and 17.



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Teaching Assistants Office Hours

 


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