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# Harrimon Industries bonds have 6 years left to maturity. Interest is paid annually, and the bonds...

Harrimon Industries bonds have 6 years left to maturity. Interest is paid annually, and the bonds have a \$1,000 par value and a coupon rate of 9%.

1. What is the yield to maturity at a current market price of
___ %
___%
2. Would you pay \$813 for each bond if you thought that a "fair" market interest rate for such bonds was 13%-that is, if rd = 13%?
1. You would not buy the bond as long as the yield to maturity at this price is greater than your required rate of return.
2. You would not buy the bond as long as the yield to maturity at this price is less than the coupon rate on the bond.
3. You would buy the bond as long as the yield to maturity at this price is greater than your required rate of return.
4. You would buy the bond as long as the yield to maturity at this price is less than your required rate of return.
5. You would buy the bond as long as the yield to maturity at this price equals your required rate of return.

a)

1)

2)

b)

Correct option is V. You would buy the bond as long as the yield to maturity at this price equals your required rate of return.

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