Debt Essay Topics

Third World Debt Resolutions

[1]One fact is undeniable: Someone is going to have to pay for past debts. It could be the people in debtor countries, or the banks, or the people in advanced industrial countries. Most likely it will be some combination of these three groups. In the last ten years, there have been a variety of proposals… View Article

The Latin American Debt Crisis of the 1980s

In 1982 the Latin American debt “situation” exploded into the Latin American debt “crisis.” (Heller Peter and Jack Diamond, 1990) The twin oil shocks of 1973 and 1979, dilapidated demand for many Latin American products, rising interest rates, lenders who had too numerous petrodollars to lend but who failed to discriminate amongst borrowers, Latin American… View Article

Third World Debt

Introduction The call for debt repudiation for least developed countries have echoed the sentiments of various sectors. Popular politicians, celebrities, the church and ordinary people all agreed that debt cancellation for the poorest countries in the world is justified. But are they right in that assumption? While it is true that countries with wealthier economies… View Article

Lawsuit for Call Center Fabulous County, Florida for a sum of money

There was a saying that business is business.  Sustainability of a firm depends upon production and it is always measured by the amount of money earned.  In some cases collectibles are difficult to handle.  In fact it is one of the known business risk – the delivery now and pay later deals.  Too many establishments… View Article

Clarkson Lumber Company

(1) Background: CLC was founded in 1981 by Mr. Clarkson and brother-in-law Henry Holtz in the Pacific Northwest. The company has experienced rapid growth over the recent years and it is anticipated to continue. Mr. Clarkson bought out Mr. Holtz for $200,000 to become the sole owner. This resulted in the need of more cash… View Article

Bankruptcy: Vodafone and Samsung

The capital structure of a company is comprised of the different sources of funding used to finance the company’s operations and growth, specifically debt, equity and retained earnings. The reason for analysing the capital structure of a business is to determine whether or not the proportion of debt to equity will allow a business to… View Article

Clarkson Lumber

1.Do a Porter’s five forces analysis for Clarkson Lumber. 2.Do a SWOT analysis for Clarkson Lumber. 3.Think about how each of the factors in the Porter and SWOT analyses affects the expected cash flows, the risk of those cash flows, and the timing of the cash flows. 4.Why does the firm have to borrow so… View Article

Marriage Problems

Few of us do like to be told what to do. Hitting each other between the eyes with issues you know you know your partner is insecure about will not help you resolve the issue. The silence or fights that usually follow just perpetuate the cycling of pursuing behavior followed by distancing behavior. Help lead… View Article

Principles of Banking and Finance

What does Sub-Prime Crisis means? Sub Prime lending which is also known as near-prime, non-prime and second chance lending, means lending to people who might have trouble repaying the loan due to income ability or credit ratings which previously would not have been available to them. Credit ratings that might be not favorable to them… View Article

Inside Job Reaction Paper

This crisis, the United States and the world is facing is the effect of the lack of control and regulation on certain financial activities. Because of the continuing opposition of different individuals and companies with the imposition of regulations on these financial activities, it continued to be uncontrolled under the administration of different Presidents of… View Article

SureCut Shears Case Write-up

The issues presented in this case are mainly due to incorrect assumptions about the market for sales in 1995 and the subsequent retail downturn that followed. More specifically, Mr. Fischer (CEO of SureCut Shears) assumed sales and demand in 1996 would be consistent with the prior year. However, as noted in the actual financial statements… View Article

Strategy of Financing Expansion

To what extent do you support the strategy of financing expansion of Goodprice Supermarkets Ltd through the use of retained profits I support this strategy of financing expansion through retained profit as Goodprice has £33 million. Looking at the two proposals for the development of a Goodprice supermarket in Ashton under Ribble, Option A would… View Article

To Grade or Not to Grade

Sweaty hands, racing heartbeat, trouble breathing. These are a few of the things some students may experience right before, or even during a test. Jerry Farber brings some very interesting alternatives to testing and to the whole grading process in an article he wrote called, “A young person’s guide to the grading system”. (Farber 1969)… View Article

Corporate Finance

Introduction In 2001, the Tulsa, Oklahoma, Williams Company was in financial distress. The primarily energy-industry company was struggling with a shrinking energy trading market, which was marked by distressed entities such as Enron’s broadband unit and Global Crossing. Williams also suffered internally with a floundering telecommunications division and a plummeting stock price. These issues led… View Article

Causes of the Sub-Prime Crisis

According to, the world “subprime” defines to “A classification of borrowers with a tarnished or limited credit history” and that is what led to the titanic crisis of 2008-2009. This essay will explore the events, which eventually led to many mortgage delinquencies and foreclosure of these sub prime borrower’s homes, causing the insurance company… View Article