Project 1 | Financial markets homework help

Project #1

Read the article “What is Money” post below first.  Answer the following questions and post your answers. Remember to use headings when answering questions.

  1. What is money?  Using the information posted in the project Moodle packet, research the money supply data provided on the Federal Reserve’s website (  Based on your research using the data as of the end of September 2018 (specifically, the September 24, 2018 seasonally adjusted weekly data) answer the following questions:
  • What are the most recent amounts for M1 (Table 3) and M2 (Table 4).
  • What is the most recent weekly amount presented for Currency (Table 3).
  • What percentage of our money supply (M1 and M2) is comprised of currency (cash and coins)?   You must show your calculation to receive credit.

2. Go to  From Fidelity’s homepage type “Fidelity Magellan” or “FMAGX” in the search box in the upper right corner.  Based on the information provided, answer the following questions:

  • What is the fund’s investment objective?  Its investment strategy?
  • What is the fund’s Net Asset Value (NAV)?  Provide the date of this quote.
  • What has been the fund’s Quarterly-Average Annual Returns (at most recent date), for the prior 1 year, 3 years, 5 years, and 10 years?  How has the S&P 500 (i.e., the “market”) performed over those same time periods?  As an investor in this fund, would you be satisfied with the fund’s performance?  Why or why not?
  • What was the fund’s expense (fee) ratio for its most recent fiscal year-end?

       3.  Go to  Type in Apple or “AAPL” in search box at top of the page.  Based on the information presented, answer the following questions:

  • From the Summary Tab, what is Apple’s current share price quote?
  • From the Statistics Tab, what is Apple’s Inter-day market capitalization (“Market Cap”)?
  • What is the implied number of shares outstanding (i.e., market cap ÷ current share price)?  How does this number compare to the actual shares outstanding presented on the Statistics Tab?  Hint – remember that market cap is generally in millions or billions while share prices quotes are not.
  • Go to Apple’s balance sheet for the most recently completed quarter (within the “financials” tab).  What is the date of the balance sheet?
  • How much cash and investments (current and non-current) does the company have?  What percentage of the total asset base of the company did these balances represent?
  • Comment on Apple’s holdings of cash and investments (these types of holdings represent non-operating assets).  What potential benefits exist due these holdings?  What potential concerns are created by these holdings?     
Essay Help
Calculate your paper price
Pages (550 words)
Approximate price: -

Why Work with Us

Top Quality and Well-Researched Papers

We always make sure that writers follow all your instructions precisely. You can choose your academic level: high school, college/university or professional, and we will assign a writer who has a respective degree.

Professional and Experienced Academic Writers

We have a team of professional writers with experience in academic and business writing. Many are native speakers and able to perform any task for which you need help.

Free Unlimited Revisions

If you think we missed something, send your order for a free revision. You have 10 days to submit the order for review after you have received the final document. You can do this yourself after logging into your personal account or by contacting our support.

Prompt Delivery and 100% Money-Back-Guarantee

All papers are always delivered on time. In case we need more time to master your paper, we may contact you regarding the deadline extension. In case you cannot provide us with more time, a 100% refund is guaranteed.

Original & Confidential

We use several writing tools checks to ensure that all documents you receive are free from plagiarism. Our editors carefully review all quotations in the text. We also promise maximum confidentiality in all of our services.

24/7 Customer Support

Our support agents are available 24 hours a day 7 days a week and committed to providing you with the best customer experience. Get in touch whenever you need any assistance.

Try it now!

Calculate the price of your order

Total price:

How it works?

Follow these simple steps to get your paper done

Place your order

Fill in the order form and provide all details of your assignment.

Proceed with the payment

Choose the payment system that suits you most.

Receive the final file

Once your paper is ready, we will email it to you.

Our Services

No need to work on your paper at night. Sleep tight, we will cover your back. We offer all kinds of writing services.


Essay Writing Service

No matter what kind of academic paper you need and how urgent you need it, you are welcome to choose your academic level and the type of your paper at an affordable price. We take care of all your paper needs and give a 24/7 customer care support system.


Admission Essays & Business Writing Help

An admission essay is an essay or other written statement by a candidate, often a potential student enrolling in a college, university, or graduate school. You can be rest assurred that through our service we will write the best admission essay for you.


Editing Support

Our academic writers and editors make the necessary changes to your paper so that it is polished. We also format your document by correctly quoting the sources and creating reference lists in the formats APA, Harvard, MLA, Chicago / Turabian.


Revision Support

If you think your paper could be improved, you can request a review. In this case, your paper will be checked by the writer or assigned to an editor. You can use this option as many times as you see fit. This is free because we want you to be completely satisfied with the service offered.