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BUSN FORUM

1. Discuss time value of money and its importance. Explain the relationship of discounting and compounding. Suppose you were considering depositing your savings in one of three banks, all of which pay 5 percent interest; bank A compounds annually, bank B compounds semiannually, and bank C compounds daily. Which bank would you choose? Why?

2. Discuss investor’s required rate of return, and how the riskiness of an asset is measured and interpreted. Assess how diversifying investments would affect the riskiness and expected rate of return of a portfolio or combination of assets. Discuss unsystematic risk, systematic risk, characteristic line, beta, portfolio beta, and asset allocation.

Your initial post must be in your own words, be a minimum of 350 words in length. Make sure you are using credible sources in your assignments. Scholarly journals are the preferred source of credible/quality references. These consist of peer-reviewed articles published in academic journals related to the field, which are found via our Library. Websites such as Investopedia, ask.com, answers.com, or dictionary-type of websites limit the insight to the topics. Wikipedia is not acceptable as it is not a reliable or credible source of reference. The purpose is to bring in n

FINC FORUM

CO8 Identify various forms of business structure

Prompt: In 275 words, what is the difference between a corporation, a sole proprietorship and a limited liability company? Do each have benefits? Review Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission,558 U.S. 310 (2010). You can access the case brief here: http://www.oyez.org/cases/2000-2009/2008/2008_08_205. Focus on the First Amendment arguments. What are they? Should a business have the same First Amendment rights as individual humans? Incorporate the material from the required readings along with scholarly outside research. All sources used must be cited. Please review the grading rubric that is posted in the gradebook.

BUSN FORUM1. Discuss time value of money and its importance. Explain the relationship of discounting and compounding. Suppose you were considering depositing your savings in one of three banks, all of which pay 5 percent interest; bank A compounds annually, bank B compounds semiannually, and bank C compounds daily. Which bank would you choose? Why?2. Discuss investor’s required rate of return, and how the riskiness of an asset is measured and interpreted. Assess how diversifying investments would affect the riskiness and expected rate of return of a portfolio or combination of assets. Discuss unsystematic risk, systematic risk, characteristic line, beta, portfolio beta, and asset allocation. Your initial post must be in your own words, be a minimum of 350 words in length. Make sure you are using credible sources in your assignments. Scholarly journals are the preferred source of credible/quality references. These consist of peer-reviewed articles published in academic journals related to the field, which are found via our Library. Websites such as Investopedia, ask.com, answers.com, or dictionary-type of websites limit the insight to the topics. Wikipedia is not acceptable as it is not a reliable or credible source of reference. The purpose is to bring in n FINC FORUMCO8 Identify various forms of business structurePrompt: In 275 words, what is the difference between a corporation, a sole proprietorship and a limited liability company? Do each have benefits? Review Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission,558 U.S. 310 (2010). You can access the case brief here: http://www.oyez.org/cases/2000-2009/2008/2008_08_205. Focus on the First Amendment arguments. What are they? Should a business have the same First Amendment rights as individual humans? Incorporate the material from the required readings along with scholarly outside research. All sources used must be cited. Please review the grading rubric that is posted in the gradebook.