Suppose the spot exchange rate for the Canadian dollar is

Suppose the spot exchange rate for the Canadian dollar is Can$1.29 and the six-month forward rate is Can$1.34.

a. Which is worth more, a U.S. dollar or a Canadian dollar?

b. Assuming absolute PPP holds, what is the cost in the United States of an Elkhead beer if the price in Canada is Can$2.49? Why might the beer actually sell at a different price in the United States?

c. Is the U.S. dollar selling at a premium or a discount relative to the Canadian dollar?

d. Which currency is expected to appreciate in value?

e. Which country do you think has higher interest rates—the United States or Canada? Explain.