RVBD » Topics » Item 7A. Quantitative and Qualitative Disclosures about Market Risk

This excerpt taken from the RVBD 10-K filed Feb 9, 2007.

Item 7A.    Quantitative and Qualitative Disclosures about Market Risk

Foreign Currency Risk

Our sales contracts are denominated in United States dollars and therefore our revenue is not subject to foreign currency risk. Our operating expenses and cash flows are subject to fluctuations due to changes in foreign currency exchange rates, particularly changes in the British pound, Euro and Singapore dollar. To date, we have not entered into any hedging contracts since exchange rate fluctuations have had little impact on our operating results and cash flows.

Interest Rate Sensitivity

We had unrestricted cash and cash equivalents totaling $105.3 million and $10.4 million at December 31, 2006 and 2005, respectively. These amounts were invested primarily in money market funds. The unrestricted cash and cash equivalents are held for working capital purposes. We do not enter into investments for trading or speculative purposes. We believe that we do not have any material exposure to changes in the fair value as a result of changes in interest rates. Declines in interest rates, however, will reduce future investment income. If overall interest rates had fallen by 10% in 2006, our interest income would have declined approximately $208,000, assuming consistent investment levels.



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