U.S. Stock Market Trends” Please respond to the
the e-Activities, based on your review of the Dow Jones Industrial Average
performance trends from 1900 to the present, what conclusions can you draw
and how may this impact your future decision to invest in the Dow Jones
Index or companies. Provide support for your decision.
on your review of the current company composition of the Dow Jones Industrial
Average, evaluate the company you believe creates the most and least value
to the index. Provide a rationale for your decision.
“Managing Corporate Earnings” Please respond to
the environmental factors that contribute to corporate management’s need
to manage corporate earnings to align with market expectations, indicating
the potential long- term risks to financial performance and
the ethical complexities related to managing corporate earnings,
determining whether or not investors and stakeholders are accepting of
this behavior. Assuming that you are in a position to make corporate
financial decisions, how likely are you to engage in earnings management
the Dow Jones Industrial Average historic trends from 1900 to the present
the current company composition of the Dow Jones Industrial Average at http://www.bloomberg.com/markets/stocks/movers/dow/.