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 tbpm.zip ) 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.