Assume that Banc One receives a primary deposit
of $1 million. The bank must keep reserves of 20 percent against its deposits. Prepare
a simple balance sheet of assets and liabilities for Banc One immediately after
the deposit is received.
Assume a financial system has a monetary base of
$25 million. The required reserve ratio is 10 percent, and there are no
leakages in the systems.
What is the size of the money multiplier?
What will be the system’s money supply?
Rework Problem 6 assuming the reserve ratio is
Three years ago the U.S. dollar equivalent of a foreign
currency was $1,2167. Today, the U.S. dollar equivalent of a foreign currency
is $1,3310. Determine the percentage change of the euro between those two dates.
If the U.S. dollar value of a British Pound is
$1.95 and a euro is $1.55, calculate the implied value of a euro in terms of a
Assume that last year the Australian dollar was
trading at $. 557, the Mexican peso at $. 1102, and the United Kingdom (British)
pound was worth $1.4233. By this year the U.S. dollar value of an Australian
dollar was $. 7056, the Mexican peso was $. 0867, and the British pound was $1.8203.
Calculate the percentage appreciation or depreciation of each of these three currencies
between last year and this year.