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Application of Financial Markets Concepts………………………………………………3
Questions………………………………………………………………………………..…3
  1. Explaining Changes in Interest Rates……………………………………………..3
  2. Comparing Yields among Securities……………………………………………....4
  3. Explaining Shifts in Yield Curve over Time………………………………............7
  4. The Fed’s influence on Interest Rates……………………………………….........10
  5. Measuring and Explaining Premiums and Price Movements…………….…...…11
  6. Explaining Bond Premiums and Price Movements……………………………...12
  7. Explaining the Mortgage Rate on Mortgage Market……………………..……...14
  8. Measuring and Explaining Futures Price Movements……………………..…….15
  9. Measuring and Explaining Exchange Rate Movements………………..……..…16
References……………………………………………………………………………..….19

Application of Financial Markets Concepts
The primary purpose of this paper is to apply the financial concepts learned in the class to the real world concepts. This assignment is very important as it helps one to learn the practical way of dealing in the financial market. For this assignment, various financial data has been recorded weekly every Tuesday at the closing of the market, starting November 08, 2011 until December 13, 2011. The data has been mainly recorded from the online financial sources like Yahoo Finance and Wall Street Journal. Answers to the critical questions are as follows:

1. Explaining Changes in Interest Rates

  a. Compare the 13-week Treasury bill rate (which is a proxy for short-term interest rates) at the end of the project period (12/13/11) to the rate that existed at the beginning of the project (11/08/11), as well as rates on 12/31/09 and 12/31/10.

The 13-week Treasury bill rate at the beginning of the project, the end of project, as well as rates on 12/31/2009, and on 12/31/2010 are as follows:
13-week Treasury bill rate (%)
| 12/31/2009 | 12/31/2010 | 11/08/2011 | 12/13/2011 |
Rate | 0.110 | 0.180 | 0.005 | 0.01 |
% Change |...

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