Economics 104
Financial Economics
Module 5 Yield-Bearing Financial Assets

Complete these assignments in the following order. These should be completed by Tuesday, November 6, the last class meeting before the 2nd exam):

Reading assignments and tasks

1.      Read the document entitled Retirement Accounts

2.      Read Chapter 7 The Market for U.S, Treasury Securities

3.      Read Chapter 8 Bond and Note Valuation and Related Interest Rate Formulas

4.      Homework Assignment: Using the Bond Calculator to Calculate Bond Values. You will need to download an Excel Workbook (a zip file label ) that allows you to calculate bond values.   Do not begin this assignment until you have read readings 2 and 3 above. This will not be collected but it will be well represented on the second exam.