Jackie K.

asked • 10/17/12

stocks and bonds

Abby Sane decided to buy corporate bonds instead of stock. She desired to have the fixed-interest payments. She purchased 9 bonds of Meg Corporation 11 3/4%  at 90.00. As the stockbroker for Abby (assume you charge her a $9 commission per bond).

(a) Calculate the total cost of the purchase. (Round your answer to 2 decimal places. Omit the "$" sign in your response.)

Total cost $

(b) Calculate the total annual interest to be received. (Round your answer to 2 decimal places. Omit the "$" sign in your response.)

Total annual interest $

(c) Calculate the current yield. (Round your answer to the nearest tenth percent. Omit the "%" sign in your response.)

Current yield %

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John M. answered • 10/20/12

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