Dr. P.V. Viswanath
|Courses / FIN 649 /|
649: International Corporate Finance
Assignments must be typed and submitted before the start of class on the due date.
Rivoli, Pietra. 2005. "The Travels of a T-shirt in the Global Economy: An Economist Examines the Markets, Power, and Politics of World Trade," John Wiley and Co., Hoboken, N.J.
Answer the following questions:
Choose any company with an international presence and discuss how it has dealt with accounting, transaction and economic exposure. You can focus on any one or more of these three areas. Your write-up need not be more than three or four pages. You may (and should) use publicly available information. However, you should not copy somebody else's analysis without attribution. You may cite, with attribution, any published analyses of your company's foreign exchange exposure management; you should, in any case, have your own original analysis, as well.
Your report should have an introduction section describing the exposure of the firm to currency risk, followed by a discussion of its strategies to hedge against that risk -- what it does, whether the strategies are approrpiate, and how successful it has been and will be in its hedging.
Example from Fall 2004 (No implication
as to how you should or should not write your own report. Keep in mind,
however, that plagiarizing from existing reports is bad, and can be cause
for a failing grade in the course.)
Find an article from the Wall Street Journal or The Economist (or similar publication) that addresses issues pertaining to one of the following topics:
For your article, do the following: