# FINANCE

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- Describe the accounting for biological assets process per IFRS standards and compare it to Singaporean FS 41 and to corresponding U.S. GAAP.
- Describe the issues facing Olam Corporation contextually and financially.
- Analyze and evaluate the merit of arguments made by Muddy Waters analysts.
- Analyze and evaluate Olam’s rebuttals and financial statement presentations and disclosures.
- Based on your analysis, which side do you find has the upper hand, and how has the stock and performance of Olam performed to date?

Your critical essay should meet the following requirements:

- Be 5-6 pages in length, not including the title and references pages
- Cite a minimum of three references
- apa format, include introduction, and conclusion
- . Calculate the present value (PV ) of a cash inflow of $500 in one year, and a cash inflow of $1,000 in 5 years, assuming a discount rate of 15%.
2. Calculate the present value (PV ) of an annuity stream of 5 annual cash flows of $1,200, with the first cash flow received in one year, assuming a discount rate of 10%.

3. What is the present value of a perpetual stream of annual cash flows of $100, with the first cash flow to be received in one year, assuming a discount rate of 8%?

4. What is the present value of a perpetual stream of annual cash flows, with the first cash flow of $100 to be received in one year, and with all subsequent cash flows growing at a rate of 3%, assuming a discount rate of 8%?

Additional Problems

A1. If you deposit $12,000 in a bank account that pays 10% interest annually, how much will be in your account after 7 years?

A2. What is the present value of a security that will pay $10,000 in 20 years at an interest rate of 8%?

A3. Find the

*future value*of the following ordinary annuities:a. $600 per year for 10 years at 10%

b. $300 per year for 5 years at 5%

c. $600 per year for 5 years at 0%

A4. Find the

*present value*of the following ordinary annuities:a. $600 per year for 10 years at 10%

b. $300 per year for 5 years at 5%

c. $600 per year for 5 years at 0%