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draft a memo to a client comparing the advantages and disadvantages of using forward 662581

FORWARD CONTRACT

A

  1. Draft a memo to a client comparing the advantages and disadvantages of using forward contracts and options to hedge foreign exchange risk.
  2. On December 1, 2009, a U.S. based company entered into a three month forward contract to purchase 1 million Mexican pesos on March 1, 2010.

The following are the purchase rates for US dollar per peso

Date Spot Rate Forward Rate (March, 2010)
December 1, 2009 $0.088 $0.084
December 31, 2009 $0.080 $0.074
March 1, 2010 $0.076

The company’s borrowing rate is 12 percent. The present value factor for two months at an annual interest rate of 12 percent (1 percent per month) is 0.9803.

How will the U.S. company report the forward contract on its December 31, 2009, balance sheet?

PROVIDE YOUR REFERENCE IN APA FORMAT AND PROVIDE YOUR IN TEXT CITATION.

B)

ANALYSIS OF GOVERMENTAL PERFORMANCE

  1. Should citizens be concerned if the pension plan funding measure decreases over time? Why or why not?

PROVIDE YOUR REFERENCE IN APA FORMAT AND PROVIDE YOUR IN TEXT CITATION.

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FORWARD CONTRACT A Draft a memo to a client comparing the advantages and disadvantages of using forward contracts and options to hedge foreign exchange risk. On December 1, 2009, a U.S. based company entered into a three month forward contract to purchase 1 million Mexican pesos on March 1, 2010. The following are the purchase rates for US dollar per peso Date                                                     ?Spot Rate                           ?Forward Rate (March, 2010)??December 1, 2009                              ?$0.088                                        ?$0.084??December 31, 2009                         ?$0.080                                  ?$0.074??March 1, 2010                                     ?$0.076? ??The company’s borrowing rate is 12 percent. The present value factor for two months at an annual interest rate of 12 percent (1 percent per month) is 0.9803. How will the U.S. company report the forward contract on its December 31, 2009, balance sheet? PROVIDE YOUR REFERENCE IN APA FORMAT AND PROVIDE YOUR IN TEXT CITATION. B) ANALYSIS OF GOVERMENTAL PERFORMANCE Should citizens be concerned if the pension plan funding measure decreases over time? Why or why not? PROVIDE YOUR REFERENCE IN APA FORMAT AND PROVIDE YOUR IN TEXT CITATION.

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