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what are the valuation method for non publicly traded banks ?
what are the valuation method for non publicly traded banks ?
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valuation for Balance Sheet based company like banks and insurance
how is the valuation calcualated for banks and insurance company
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Multi currency model
Do you have inputs on modeling multicurrency statements
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Cost of Funding
When estimating my cost of funding, for the purpose of determining my borrowing cost, (and ultimately my yield) because Yield is normally desired NIM+ FC what are the items that should be considered? is it the same as WACC calculation?
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How to Analyze a 10K: Bear Stearns example
Hi, I just had a concept in the Bear Stearns example in the “How to Analyze a 10K” module that I would like clarification on. From my understanding, Bear Stearns’ footnotes described that there were around 100MM outstanding shares of common stock, but within its footnotes they had describ... Read More
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Liquidity and Cash reserve requirements
How do we account for liquidity/reserve requirement in the model. Should I reduce my funding available for lending by the reserve/liquidity requirement?
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CapitalIQ Shortcuts Override
Hi, I was wondering if it would be possible to change the CapitalIQ pre-built shortcuts to the WSTMacros5.8E add-in shortcuts?
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Provisioning IFRS 9
How will the model be affected by IFRS 9 standard on the calculation of Expected Credit Losses. ECL
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Zero coupon bond vs. non-interest bearing debt
on Liabilities Exercise on pg311. In the video, the instructor refers to effective method to calculate the expense and record the entry. Why don't we go with the non-interest bearing debt analysis? Since it is a zero-coupon bond, shouldn't it be considered a non-interesting bearing bond? The differe... Read More
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Tax effects on cash flow
On pg.263, Exercise 1, the answer is the cash flow will not be influenced by the deferral cost. But shouldn't the effect on taxes be considered? So that a higher pre-tax income leads higher tax payments and then a lower cash flow. Looking forward to your reply!
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