Search Yahoo Finance, or any other credible source to retrieve the most recent income statement and balance sheet for a major leveraged corporation. 

Search Yahoo Finance, or any other credible source to retrieve the most recent income statement and balance sheet for a major leveraged corporation. Provide these statements in proper format and include a screenshot of the data. Retrieve the data on the company’s historical data and calculate annual rate of return by using adjusted closing prices for the past 20 years. Using the data on the company's stock rate of return and the index’s rate of return estimate beta of the corporation. Compare this value with the value stated by the source. Retrieve the risk-free rate of return as the annual interest rate of US treasuries. Based on these values estimate the expected annual rate of return of the corporation’s security. Compare your estimate with the expected rate of return as evaluated based on your data in part b. Using the financial statements mentioned above estimate the annual rate of interest paid by the corporation (cost of debt). Also, find the...
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First, post your original Research Question from your Week One Proposal.

1. First, post your original Research Question from your Week One Proposal. My original Research question is: “Are HR managers are responsible for preserving cultural diversity?”. 2. What feedback did you receive on it from your instructor and others? What did you find helpful from this feedback? Feedback that I received was that I picked an excellent topic for my choice. I also was informed that my research needs to answer my research question completely. 3. Using your reading this week and the feedback you received, post a refined draft of your Research Question. For right now, unless told otherwise, my research question will remain mostly around the same. I have revised it to: “How are HR managers responsible for preserving cultural diversity?” 4. Why is this a better question? How is it argumentative? What different views are there on this topic? What stance are you likely to take? This question is better because it allows me to answer it with three strong supporting elements. It is...
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What is the difference between the product cost and period cost? Give some examples for each type.

Assignment Question(s):   [10 marks] Q1. What is the difference between the product cost and period cost? Give some examples for each type.         [2.5 marks] Q2. What do you understand by utilization rate? Give an example.     [2.5 marks] Q3. The AMS Manufacturing Company uses a job costing system with machine hours as the allocation base for overhead. The company uses normal costing to develop the overhead allocation rate. The following data are available for the latest accounting period: Estimated fixed factory overhead cost SAR 160,000 Estimated machine-hours 100,000 Actual fixed factory overhead cost incurred SAR 170,000 Actual machine-hours used 110,000 Jobs worked on: Job No. Machine Hours Used 1020 12,000 1030 18,000 1040 15,000 1050 10,000 a. Compute the overhead allocation rate.     [2 Marks] b. Determine the overhead allocated to job 1040.    [2 Marks] c. Determine total over or under applied overhead at the end of the year.    [1 Mark] ...
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PSY101 Fundamentals Of Psychology

Thus far, you have been asked to provide a link for sources used in your posts as a way of attributing credit to the source.  However, as a student of Psychology you will need to attribute credit for your sources by including in-text citations in accordance with APA style.  In this assignment, you will replace the links you have submitted for two (2) of your discussion board posts (submitted earlier in the course) with the appropriate in-text citations, as well as the appropriate reference citations at the end....
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Choose an organization with which you are familiar, or use the organization you chose for the Wk 1 assignment.

Choose an organization with which you are familiar, or use the organization you chose for the Wk 1 assignment. Create an 8- to 10-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation, with speaker's notes, representing how this organization manages and develops its brand personality, and deliver the following: Find an ad (digital or non-digital) that you feel communicates a strong brand personality. Include this ad in your presentation. Describe that brand personality in terms of the dimensions in Figure 10-2 (p. 369 in Consumer Behavior: Building Marketing Strategy).( Figure is attached ) Describe the various techniques used in the ad (celebrity endorser, user imagery, executional factors, etc.) and how that links to the personality they are communicating. Review what traits you believe are good to have in a brand personality. Analyze how this brand personality impacts competitive positioning. How does this ad impact your belief in the brand or impact your motivation to purchase from this organization? Format your presentation consistent with APA guidelines. Use ...
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Appropriations and Expenses Trend Analysis Assignment Instructions

Appropriations and Expenses Trend Analysis Assignment Instructions Overview Agency budgets consists of appropriations spent and expenditures for services delivered. The approved budget becomes an important device to monitor and evaluate spending and service delivery. Budget and finance officers must constantly monitor the relationship between appropriations and expenses. Evaluating agencies assists in understanding budgetary impact and internal infrastructure of efficiency and/or waste. Instructions For this assignment you will write an 8-10-pages (not including title page, reference page, and any appendices). More specifically, you will need to: 1)  Compute and create tables and charts to analyze a three-year trend (2015, 2016, 2017) of selected appropriations and expenses for agencies within the Department of Homeland Security 2)  Using the tables and charts, write an 8–10 paged, double-spaced, research paper that discusses and analyzes the relationship between appropriations and expenses. The paper must be in current APA format with 1-inch margins and 12-pt Times New Roman font. You must also include a title page and reference page. You must include citations to...
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Turning Source Data into Insight

Turning Source Data into Insight Data alone has very little significance, and actionable insights cannot be materialized until the data is transformed into meaningful visualizations. Research must be conducted to find viable source data. This data can then be extracted from one or more repositories and combined in visualization tools like Tableau to garner meaning. The selection of appropriate data sets from the various sources is imperative in painting a visual tapestry that will produce useful insights for your organization. Advancement of state-of-the-art visualization tools allowing massive amounts of raw data available, also known as Big Data, to be tamed and converted into useful information is an exciting current trend. These visualization tools are becoming easier to use which will allow organizations to gain a competitive edge over their adversaries. The available Big Data and advanced analytics could have a major impact on everyday operations. A few large companies such as Amazon and Google have achieved this realization, where data analytics is built...
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Competency Translate quantitative and qualitative data into appropriate visualizations

Assignment Content Competency Translate quantitative and qualitative data into appropriate visualizations Student Success Criteria View the grading rubric for this deliverable by selecting the “This item is graded with a rubric” link, which is located in the Details & Information pane. Scenario You are the facility manager for EnVision, a high-tech vehicle maker located in Atlanta. This new company designs, manufactures, and sells electric vehicles and charging units. EnVision’s unique designs, technical prowess, and limited competition has placed them in the enviable position of having a high demand for their line of products. This demand has generated over a billion dollars in pre-sale orders, and a new manufacturing facility is required to meet customer’s needs. The firm’s CEO, Mark Hammel, has asked you to assist him in selecting a new site that will accommodate a new state-of-the-art facility. EnVision is a privately held organization that consists of a board of directors and management staff, all of whom are familiar with data visualization presentations. Mr. Hammel has asked you...
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