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Please read the atachment and answer each question. Please write at least 200 words per each case (not 200 words per question of each case), which is supposed to have a minimum of 400 words in total. PLEASE DO NOT COPY SENTENCES OR PHRASES OF SENTENCES DIRECTLY FROM TEXTBOOKS.

Do not use bullet points. Do not use direct quotes.

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Opening Case: Embraer and the Wild Ride of the Brazilian Real

QUESTION 1: Brazilian aircraft maker Embraer has been negatively impacted not only by its exposure to changing exchange rates, but also by its attempts to limit its exposure through the use of forward contracts. What options other than forward contracts might Embraer have used to limit its foreign exchange rate exposure?

QUESTION 2: What does Embraer’s experience tell you about the forward market? Could the company’s losses in 2008 have been prevented? Do you agree with Embraer’s decisions to stop using forward contracts?

Closing Case: The Rise (and Fall) of the Japanese Yen

QUESTION 1: Why did the yen carry trade work during the early 2000s? Why did it stop working after 2008?

QUESTION 2: What drove an increase in the value of the yen between 2008 and 2011?

QUESTION 3: Why did the policy of the Abe government to purchase government securities help drive down the value of the yen? What was the mechanism at work here?

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School: Purdue University


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Opening Case

Question One: There several other ways apart from the forward contracts that the company would
have used to limit its foreign exchange rate exposure. One of them is forex swaps, and this is
whereby the parties that are involved agree to exchange their currencies for some time then they
give it back to each other after some time. The other method is the money market hedge; th...

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