[03.06] Which of the following is an example of a capital investment?
[03.06] Which investment produces a $5 hourly profit for a candy shop earning $1 profit per pound of candy?
worker at $10 per hour, producing 8 pounds of candy per hour
worker at $12 per hour, producing 16 pounds of candy per hour
machine with $5 per hour operating cost, producing 10 pounds of candy per hour
machine with $8 per hour operating cost, producing 14 pounds of candy per hour
[03.06] Which is the most profitable investment for a cell phone company earning $10 per plan contract?
opening a new store location with $200 daily operating cost, generating 30 new plans per day
redesigning web site at $50 daily operating cost, generating 10 new plans per day
creating television commercial at $25 daily operating cost, generating 15 new plans per day
offering free $10 gift for every new plan, generating 40 new plans per day
[03.06] Usually capital investments
cost too much to be worthwhile.
are outdated before the company can afford them
[03.04] Pure competition is a market structure that has
few competitive firms with the same products.
many sellers with differentiated products.
a perfectly elastic demand curve.
[03.04] An example of horizontal consolidation is when a bank
acquires a company that produces vaults.
purchases a share of the U.S. Treasury.
divides into two new banks.
combines with another bank
[03.04] The level of competition most beneficial to consumers is