You need to present to your client, Alice Cartwright, some investment options for her to choose from. Her choices are between the following 2 bonds:
Bond
Description
Face Value
Coupon Rate
Years to Maturity
Bond A
corporate bond in ABA company
$1,000
10% coupon
12 years, paying annual payments
Bond B
corporate bond in ABA company
$1,000
10% coupon
2 years, paying annual payments
For each bond, answer the following questions:
What is the valuation of the bond if the market interest rates are 12%?
What is the valuation of the bond if the market interest rates are 6%?
What is the valuation of the bond if the market interest rates are 2%?
What is the value of the bond at the present time?
What will the bond be worth at maturity?
Are there differences in bond prices? If so, explain why.
400 to 600 words, plus calculations showing all work